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Oct 23, 2017
Carol P. Lowe Named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FLIR Systems

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) today announced that Carol P. Lowe will join the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective November 27, 2017. Reporting to FLIR President and CEO Jim Cannon, Lowe will lead FLIR's global finance organization with responsibility over all financial operations, including reporting, controls, planning, and strategy.

Carol Lowe, CFO
Carol Lowe Named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FLIR Systems

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Since 2012, Ms. Lowe served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE), a $6.8 billion multinational company engaged in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection, where she led all global finance functions.  Previously, she worked for Carlisle Companies Inc. for over ten years in numerous executive leadership positions, including President of two business units and Chief Financial Officer.  Ms. Lowe also served as a board member of Cytec Industries, Inc. from 2007 to 2015, and currently serves on the board of EMCOR Group, Inc., where she is a member of the Audit Committee. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina Charlotte and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

"I'm excited to welcome Carol to the team. Her deep and well-rounded financial experience, as well as her general management and leadership skills, will be valuable assets for FLIR," said Jim Cannon, President and CEO of FLIR.  "I look forward to Carol making a lasting impact on FLIR's financial and operational performance. I also want to thank Shane Harrison for his extraordinary contributions as Interim CFO during this period of transition and am excited for his continued leadership in our corporate development and investor relations functions."

About FLIR Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon, FLIR Systems is a world-leading maker of sensor systems that enhance perception and heighten awareness, helping to save lives, improve productivity, and protect the environment. Through its nearly 3,500 employees, FLIR's vision is to be "The World's Sixth Sense" by leveraging thermal imaging and adjacent technologies to provide innovative, intelligent solutions for security and surveillance, environmental and condition monitoring, outdoor recreation, machine vision, navigation, and advanced threat detection. For more information, please visit and follow @flir.

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