Replacing interim CFO Dave Muessle, Mr. Singhi will oversee FLIR's global finance organisation FLIR Systems, Inc. announced that Amit Singhi has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer, replacing interim CFO Dave Muessle, who will remain Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. Reporting to CEO Andy Teich, Mr. Singhi will oversee FLIR's global finance organisation, with responsibility over financial management, reporting, controls, planning, and strategy. Past achievements Mr. Singhi most recently led the finance organisation of Ford Motor Company's Global Customer Service Division. Previously, Mr. Singhi was CFO of Ford South America which was preceded by several global finance, operational, and R&D positions at Ford and General Motors. He holds an M.B.A. and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering Systems from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelors of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. "We are very excited that Amit is joining our team. He is a proven executive with strong skills in financial operations, organisational leadership, international business, and tactical execution for a global industry leader," said Andy Teich, President and CEO of FLIR. "I am confident Amit will make meaningful contributions to FLIR's performance and results while being a key partner in further developing our financial, operational, and product strategies. I also want to thank Dave Muessle for his commitment to the business and his financial leadership during our search for a new CFO."
Shane will be responsible for sourcing corporate development opportunities and execution of acquisition strategy FLIR Systems, Inc. recently announced that Tony Trunzo, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, has resigned effective March 27, 2015, to pursue other professional opportunities. Dave Muessle, Vice President, Corporate Controller and the Company's Principal Accounting Officer, who joined FLIR in 2000, will work closely with Tony in transition and serve as interim Chief Financial Officer until a permanent Chief Financial Officer is appointed. In addition, the Company announced that Shane Harrison has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy, effective immediately. Shane will be responsible for sourcing corporate development opportunities and execution of the Company's merger and acquisition strategy, and will report directly to Andy Teich, FLIR's President and Chief Executive Officer. Andy Teich said, "I would like to thank Tony for more than a decade of dedication and outstanding service to FLIR. His leadership and contributions played an important role in the growth of our company during his tenure. We appreciate all that he has done for FLIR and wish Tony all the best in his future pursuits." Mr. Teich added, "I would like to congratulate Shane on his recent promotion. In addition to Shane's involvement in our shareholder communication efforts, he has played an important role in the Company's acquisition activity. I look forward to working with Shane directly, and am excited to see the great work that he produces in this new role.” Mr. Trunzo said, "I have truly enjoyed my years at FLIR, and as I look to pursue new professional opportunities, I know that FLIR is in the very capable hands of a talented management team, and well positioned for continued success."