FLIR Systems said today that Amit Singhi joined the company as senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer, replacing interim CFO Dave Muessle.
Muessle will remain vice president, corporate controller and principal accounting officer.
Singhi will oversee FLIR's global finance organization and be responsible for financial management, reporting, controls, planning and strategy. He most recently led the finance organization of Ford Motor Co.'s global customer service division.
Previously, Singhi was CFO of Ford South America, which was preceded by several global finance, operational, and research and development positions at Ford and General Motors.
He has an MBA and a master’s in electrical engineering systems from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree 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, organizational leadership, international business and tactical execution for a global industry leader," Teich said in a statement.
"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."