Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary
As Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary, Larry Cannon drives the American Heart Association’s day-to-day business operations through the design and implementation of best practices and strategic planning. In addition to overseeing all financial management, he is responsible for the Association’s technology, human resources, legal, facilities and other strategic business investments and operations.
Before joining the American Heart Association in May 2017, Cannon was Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary for FTS International, Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas. FTS International is an oil and gas well completion company with operations in North America and China. Prior to that, Cannon was a corporate attorney for Jones Day in Dallas, and Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago, where he structured and negotiated domestic and international securities offerings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other corporate finance transactions.
Cannon began his career as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Young, LLP. He is an alumnus of Baylor University and the DePaul University College of Law.