Jim Loree

President and CEO Stanley Black and Decker

Photograph of Jim Loree  Jim Loree, President and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), helped grow the company from a ~$2B to a ~$20B market-cap company.  Jim joined the company in 1999 and was named EVP in 2002 when he then began an M&A effort to transform the company into a growth-oriented, diversified industrial.  Since then, company revenues have more than quadrupled, fueled by over 70 acquisitions, including the landmark merger with Black & Decker in 2010.  Three- and ten-year price performance has outperformed the S&P 500 by roughly more than double.