ROCHESTER, NY, September 16, 2008 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has named Maj. Gen. (Retired) Dennis C. Moran Vice President of Government Business Development for its RF Communications business. In his new role, Gen. Moran will be is responsible for expanding opportunities for Harris with both the U.S. Department of Defense and government customers around the world.
Gen. Moran previously was Vice President/Senior Executive Account Manager for Harris Government Communications Systems. He brings more than 31 years of experience in providing leadership and focus to complex information technology projects. He has an extensive background in program management from his work with the Department of Defense, where he specialized in wide area networks, integration, operations, and management functions. Gen. Moran also has experience in financial management, technical leadership, systems integration and innovation, as well as human resource management.
"General Dennis Moran is an extraordinary leader with a remarkable background. He will apply his expertise to expand our leadership in addressing the evolving communications needs of the U.S. Army and Department of Defense," said Dana Mehnert, president, Harris RF Communications. "Gen. Moran is uniquely suited to identify opportunities for Harris technology, such as our Falcon III line of tactical radios, to support the new, networked vision of the battlefield."
"I'm excited about joining the Harris RF Communications team," Gen. Moran said. "We have the industry's broadest portfolio of tactical communications products and services, and I'm looking forward to playing the point in delivering our capabilities to the soldiers."
Prior to joining Harris, Gen. Moran served as Army Major General assigned as Deputy Director for Command, Control, and Computer Systems for the Joint Staff, Pentagon in Washington, D.C. He previously held several leadership positions within the U.S. Army, where he was responsible for managing diverse aspects of the telecommunications services, including Commander of the White House Communications Agency.
Gen. Moran has a master's of business administration degree from the University of Colorado and holds a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.
Harris RF Communications is the leading supplier of secure voice and data communications products, systems and networks to military, government and commercial organizations worldwide.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual revenue of more than $5.3 billion and 16,500 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications®; products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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