Imaging specialist Flir visualizes a new general counsel
FLIR Systems Inc. has hired Sonia Galindo as senior VP, general counsel, secretary, and chief ethics and compliance officer. Galindo will report to president and CEO Jim Cannon.
Galindo joins FLIR from the language education software company Rosetta Stone Inc., where she was general counsel since 2015. During her legal career, which started at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and included being an associate at Blank & Rome, Galindo has spent the last 14 years providing legal counsel at companies like Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. as associate general counsel, and from 2005-08 at McCormick & Company, Inc. as associate counsel. She also was ethics and employment counsel at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from 2008-11.
“Sonia brings a wealth of legal expertise to FLIR, and I look forward to her contributions to the executive team,” said CEO Jim Cannon. “At FLIR, our task is to exceed our commitments with integrity, and Sonia will provide the leadership necessary to operate in accordance with the global laws under which the company operates.”
Galindo earned a Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School and both a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance at Hood College for Women.