James M. Loree

President and Chief Executive Officer, Stanley Black & Decker

BA (Hons) in Economics, Union College, Schenectady, NY. 1980-99, with General Electric in various assignments and industries, including leading financial and operational audits of GE’s global businesses, advising company on global business strategy and served as Chief Financial Officer of one-third of GE Capital’s numerous operating businesses. 1999, joined Stanley Works as Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. 2002, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Stanley Black & Decker, leading M&A effort between Stanley and Black & Decker that took place in 2010. 2009-16, Chief Operating Officer, Stanley Black & Decker. 2013-16, President and Chief Operating Officer, Stanley Black & Decker. Company revenues have more than quadrupled, fuelled by over seventy acquisitions including the landmark merger with Black & Decker in 2010; since 2016, President and Chief Executive Officer. Independent Director, Harsco Corporation. Director: Hartford Hospital; Whirlpool Corporation. Trustee, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation.