4-Jun-2013 Source: FLIR Systems, Inc.
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced changes to its executive management team. Thomas A. Surran has been appointed President of the Commercial Systems division, succeeding Andrew C. Teich, who was recently named FLIR’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Additionally, Jeffrey D. Frank has been promoted to the new role of Vice President, Global Product Strategy.
“We are pleased to add Tom and Jeff to our executive staff,” said Mr. Teich, President and CEO of FLIR. “Tom has a proven ability to execute with vision and control, which we saw in his advancement of our maritime businesses. Jeff has been a driving force in new product conceptualization, development, and industrial design. Their skills will help position our global businesses for further growth, profitability, and continued product innovation.”
Both Mr. Surran and Mr. Frank joined FLIR in 2004 when the company acquired Indigo Systems. In addition to his previous role as General Manager of the company’s Raymarine segment, Mr. Surran has served in several roles at FLIR, including CFO of the Commercial Systems division. Mr. Frank possesses over 25 years of experience in the infrared industry and was most recently Vice President of Product Strategy for the company’s Commercial Systems division.
About FLIR Systems
FLIR Systems, Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of sensor systems that enhance perception and awareness. The company’s advanced thermal imaging and threat detection systems are used for a wide variety of imaging, thermography, and security applications, including airborne and ground-based surveillance, condition monitoring, research and development, manufacturing process control, search and rescue, drug interdiction, navigation, transportation safety, border and maritime patrol, environmental monitoring, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) detection.