James M. Loree

President & Chief Executive Officer
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

JAMES M. LOREE, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, has been a director of the Company since July 2016.

Mr. Loree joined the Company in July 1999 as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in September 2002, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2009, President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2013, and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in July 2016. Before he joined the Company, Mr. Loree held positions of increasing responsibility in financial and operating management in industrial businesses, corporate and financial services at General Electric from 1980 to 1999. Within the past five years, Mr. Loree has served on the board of Harsco Corporation and as Chair of Harsco’s Audit Committee.

Mr. Loree is 58 years old.

As the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Mr. Loree provides the Board with knowledge of the daily workings of the Company and also with the essential experience and expertise that can be provided only by a person who is intimately involved in running the Company. Mr. Loree’s service on the Board and as Chief Executive Officer of the Company provides seamless continuity of leadership for the Board and management.