James B. Flaws is responsible for all financial functions at Corning Incorporated, including Accounting, Control, Investor Relations, Shared Services, and Treasury. In addition to his financial duties, he also oversees Legal and Corporate Communications. He chairs Corning’s Risk Council, which oversees the company’s enterprise risk processes.
Flaws joined Corning Incorporated in 1973. He held a variety of positions within Corning's Consumer Products group, including division controller; general manager, Department Store Business; division vice president, Business Development; and vice president and chief financial officer.