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Board of Directors
Earl R. Lewis
FLIR Systems, Inc.
Mr. Lewis served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from November
2000 until his retirement in May 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer. He continues to serve as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Lewis was initially elected to the Board in June 1999 in connection with the acquisition of Spectra Physics AB by Thermo Instrument Systems, Inc. Prior to joining FLIR, Mr. Lewis served in various capacities at Thermo Instrument Systems, Inc., with his last role as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lewis is a member of the Board of Directors of Harvard BioScience and NxStage Medical, Inc. Mr. Lewis is a Trustee of Clarkson University and New Hampton School. Mr. Lewis holds a BS from Clarkson College of Technology and has attended post-graduate programs at the University of Buffalo, Northeastern University and Harvard University. Mr. Lewis holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization. Qualifications: Mr. Lewis’ leadership of the Company for the past decade affords him a deep understanding of the Company’s technology and operations, as well as the markets in which the Company operates. Mr. Lewis’ prior service in executive management positions and his past and present service on other boards of directors, including public company boards, enable him to provide insight and guidance in an array of areas including global operations and strategic planning, enterprise risk management, and corporate governance. Mr. Lewis has played, and continues to play, an active role in the Company’s financial management and corporate development, including merger and acquisition activity.
John D. Carter
Chairman of the Board
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.
Mr. Carter has served as a director of the Company since August 2003. Since 2008, Mr. Carter has been a principal in the consulting firm of Imeson & Carter, which specializes in transportation and international business transactions. Mr. Carter served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc., a metals recycling company, from May 2005 to November 2008. Since December 1, 2008, Mr. Carter has served as Chairman of the board of directors of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. From 1982 to 2002, Mr. Carter served in a variety of senior management capacities at Bechtel Group, Inc., including Executive Vice President and Director, as well as President of Bechtel Enterprises, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary and other operating groups. Mr. Carter is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Northwest Natural Gas Company. He is Chairman of privately-owned Kuni Enterprises, Inc. and on the Boards of privately-owned JELD- WEN, Inc. and the Oregon chapter of the Nature Conservancy. He also is the manager of Birch Creek Associates LLC and Dusky Goose LLC, engaged in agricultural and commercial land ownership, vineyard ownership and the wine business. He received his BA in History from Stanford University and his JD from Harvard Law School. Qualifications: In addition to his legal experience gained while practicing law, Mr. Carter brings many years of senior executive management experience, including as president and chief executive officer of a multi-billion dollar public company. This combination of legal and management experience enables Mr. Carter to provide guidance to the Company in the areas of legal risk oversight, enterprise risk management, corporate governance, financial management and corporate strategic planning.
William W. Crouch
General, United States Army - Retired
General Crouch has served as a director of the Company since May 2005. General Crouch retired from the United States Army in 1999 following a 36-year career during which he served in numerous roles including Commanding General—Eighth Army and Chief of Staff, United Nations Command and United States Forces Korea; Commander in Chief, United States Army, Europe; Commanding General, NATO Implementation (later Stabilization) Force, Bosnia/Herzegovina; and the United States Army’s 27th Vice Chief of Staff. Until 2010, he served as one of five generals who oversaw the Army’s Battle Command Training Program. In October 2000, General Crouch was named co-chair of the USS COLE Commission, which was formed to examine the terrorist attack on the USS COLE. He has served as a Distinguished Senior Fellow with the Center for Civil Military Operations at the United States Naval Post Graduate School, and serves on the Board of the Keck Institute for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College. He received a BA in Civil Government from Claremont McKenna College, and a MA in History from Texas Christian University. He holds a Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization. Qualifications: General Crouch’s career as an Army officer and continuing interest in the United States military afford the Company significant insight into the Company’s important military customers in terms of strategic and tactical doctrines and how the Company’s products should be developed and adapted to facilitate the implementation of these doctrines. General Crouch also possesses an understanding of the political and military realities in certain global regions in which the Company’s products are employed. In addition, General Crouch’s experience in senior leadership roles in large Army commands enables him to offer guidance on the leadership of complex organizations.
Catherine A. Halligan
Advisor to Early Stage Companies
Ms. Halligan has served as a director of the Company since March 2014. She served as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing of PowerReviews Inc., a leading social commerce network, from July 2010 to December 2011. Prior to joining PowerReviews Inc., Ms. Halligan held several executive level positions with prominent retailers. From 2005 to 2010, Ms. Halligan served in various executive positions with Walmart, a retailer, including as Vice President Market Development, Global eCommerce from 2009 to 2010 and as Chief Marketing Officer of Walmart.com from 2007 to 2009. From 2000 to 2005, Ms. Halligan was an associate partner at Prophet, a management consulting firm. From 1996 to 1999, Ms. Halligan held retail management positions with Williams Sonoma Inc., including Vice President and General Manager, Internet and Vice President, Marketing. Ms. Halligan also has previous Executive Marketing retail experience with Blue Nile, Inc. and the Gymboree Corporation. Ms. Halligan began her career as a Marketing and Planning Analyst for Lands’ End from 1987 to 1991. Ms. Halligan has served as an Independent Director and Audit Committee member at Ulta Beauty since January 2012. Ms. Halligan received her BS in Finance from Northern Illinois University. Qualifications: With over 20 years of experience in marketing and e- commerce within the retail industry, Ms. Halligan provides significant expertise on strategic marketing issues, Internet technology and omnichannel business capabilities.
Angus L. Macdonald
Venture Technology Merchants, Inc.
Mr. Macdonald has served as a director of the Company since April 2001. In 2000, Mr. Macdonald founded and is currently President of Venture Technology Merchants, LLC, an advisory and merchant banking firm to growth companies regarding capital formation, corporate development and strategy. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Macdonald was Senior Vice President and headed Special Situations in the health care equities research group at Lehman Brothers, Inc. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Macdonald was a senior securities analyst at Fahnestock, Inc. (now Oppenheimer). He holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Cranfield University, UK. Qualifications: Through his education and prior experiences, including his current role as founder and President of Venture Technology Merchants, LLC, Mr. Macdonald has developed extensive expertise in corporate development strategies for technology enterprises such as the Company as well as in financial structuring and strategy. Mr. Macdonald’s years of experience in the financial services sector provide the Company with insight into the value creation impacts of various financial and operational strategies. These skills enable him to serve as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and to provide insight to the Company in the development of its financial management and capital deployment strategies.
Michael T. Smith
Retired, Former Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer
Hughes Electronics Corporation
Mr. Smith has served as a director of the Company since July 2002. From 1997 until his retirement in May 2001, Mr. Smith was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Electronics Corporation. From 1985 until 1997 he served in a variety of capacities for Hughes, including Vice Chairman of Hughes Electronics, Chairman of Hughes Missile Systems and Chairman of Hughes Aircraft Company. Prior to joining Hughes in 1985, Mr. Smith spent nearly 20 years with General Motors in a variety of financial management positions. Mr. Smith is also a director of Ingram Micro, Inc., Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and WABCO Holdings Inc. Mr. Smith holds a BA from Providence College and an MBA from Babson College. He also served as an officer in the United States Army. Qualifications: Throughout his career, Mr. Smith has had extensive financial and general management experience, including service as the chief executive officer of a large public company. These skills and experiences qualify him to serve as the Company’s Audit Committee financial expert. By virtue of his years of service on other public company boards of directors, Mr. Smith also provides the Company with expertise in corporate governance, enterprise risk management and strategic planning. In addition, Mr. Smith’s years in a variety of executive leadership roles with other companies qualify him to provide guidance to the Company in the areas of global operations and corporate strategic development.
Owner, Cathy Stauffer Consulting
Ms. Stauffer has served as a director of the Company since March 2014. Ms. Stauffer has owned and operated her own consulting Company, “Cathy Stauffer Consulting,” since September 2005. Cathy Stauffer Consulting specializes in the marketing of technology products and assists clients in identifying and understanding key opportunities and market trends, and developing strategies and tactics for successful market implementations and executions. In 2010, Ms. Stauffer also served as the Executive Vice President of Market Development for Premier Retail Networks / IZ-ON Media, a digital place based media company. From 2004 to 2005, Ms. Stauffer served as Senior Vice President Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer for Gateway Computers, a global personal computer original equipment manufacturer and consumer electronics direct marketer. From 1977 to 1993 and from 1997 to 2004, Ms. Stauffer served in multiple capacities, including as President and in other executive roles, with The Good Guys, Inc., a regional consumer electronics specialty retailer. Qualifications: Ms. Stauffer’s over three decades of experience in the branding, marketing, communications and market research in the consumer electronics industry affords the Board valuable insight into the strategic marketing of consumer electronics, a continually increasing focus of the Company.
Andrew C. Teich
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Teich has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since May 2013. He was elected to the Company’s Board of Directors in July 2013. Previously, Mr. Teich was President of the Company’s Commercial Systems Division from January 2010 to May 2013. From April 2006 to January 2010, he served as President of the Company’s Commercial Vision Systems Division. From 2000 to 2006, he served as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and then as Co- President of the Imaging Division at FLIR. Mr. Teich joined FLIR as Senior Vice President, Marketing, as a result of FLIR’s acquisition of Inframetrics in March 1999. While at Inframetrics, Mr. Teich served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing from 1996 to 1999. From 1984 to 1996, Mr. Teich served in various capacities within the sales organization at Inframetrics. He holds a BS degree in Marketing from Arizona State University and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. Qualifications: Mr. Teich's 30-year career in the thermal imaging industry, including the last 15 years with the Company, has enabled him to develop a comprehensive understanding of the Company's technologies, operations and markets. Combined with prior executive service in roles of increasing responsibility, Mr. Teich's skill set positions him to afford the Company expertise in technology innovation, strategic planning, global operations, and sales and marketing.
John J. Wood, Jr.
Retired, Former Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Wood has served as a director of the Company since May 2009. Mr. Wood served as Chief Executive
Officer of Analogic Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of medical imaging and security systems, from 2003 to
2006, and is currently a consultant. Prior to joining Analogic, Mr. Wood held senior executive positions over a 22-year career at Thermo Electron Corporation. He served as President of Peek Ltd., a division of Thermo Electron Corporation, and as a Senior Vice President of the parent company. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Thermedics, a subsidiary of Thermo Electron Corporation. Mr. Wood is a director of ESCO Corporation and American Superconductor Corporation. Mr. Wood earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Wood holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization. Qualifications: Through his academic training and his extensive executive experience with companies in relevant industries, Mr. Wood possesses the knowledge and expertise to understand and offer guidance regarding the Company’s technologies and markets. In addition, as the former chief executive officer of a public company, Mr. Wood is qualified to provide leadership in the areas of corporate governance, operations and enterprise risk management.
Steven E. Wynne
Mr. Wynne has served as a director of the Company since November 1999. Since July 2012, Mr. Wynne has served as an Executive Vice President of Health Services Group, a diversified health insurance company, where he previously served as Senior Vice President, from February 2010 to January 2011. From January 2011 through July 2012, he served as Executive Vice-President of JELD-WEN, Inc., an international manufacturer of doors and windows. From March 2004 through March 2007, Mr. Wynne was President and Chief Executive Officer of SBI International, Ltd., parent company of sports apparel and footwear company Fila. From August 2001 through March 2002, and from April 2003 through February 2004, Mr. Wynne was a partner in the Portland, Oregon law firm of Ater Wynne LLP. Mr. Wynne served as acting Senior Vice President and General Counsel to the Company from April 2002 through March 2003. Mr. Wynne was formerly Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of eteamz.com, an on-line community serving amateur athletics, from June 2000 until its sale to Active.com in January 2001. From February 1995 to March 2000, Mr. Wynne served as President and Chief Executive Officer of adidas America, Inc. Prior to that time, he was a partner in the law firm of Ater Wynne LLP. Mr. Wynne received an undergraduate degree and a J.D. from Willamette University. Mr. Wynne also serves on the boards of directors of JELD-WEN, Inc., Pendleton Woolen Mills and Zapproved, Inc. Qualifications: Mr. Wynne has been associated with the Company in a variety of capacities since 1983, including prior service as its outside counsel. By virtue of this extensive relationship, Mr. Wynne has developed a high degree of familiarity with the Company’s operations, risks and opportunities. In addition, Mr. Wynne’s legal training and senior executive leadership experience with other companies qualify him to provide insight and guidance as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee, as well as in the areas of corporate governance, strategic planning and enterprise risk management.