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FLIR Systems announces upper level management changes

27 January 2014

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) said that William A. Sundermeier, president of the company´s government systems division, has resigned to pursue other personal and business opportunities.

Thomas A. Surran, most recently president of the company´s commercial systems division, has been appointed chief operating officer, and will assume responsibility for FLIR´s global commercial and government operations. Sundermeier has agreed to assist the company with the transition of his responsibilities through the end of February.

Surran first joined FLIR with the acquisition of Indigo Systems in 2004, and served as general manager of the company´s commercial vision systems business until 2007. He rejoined the company in 2009 and has since held several roles including vice president and general manager of Raymarine, a FLIR company, as well as president of the company´s Commercial Systems Division.

FLIR Systems is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of sensor systems that enhance perception and awareness. For more information, visit FLIR´s web site at


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