Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) named Daniel R. Pearson executive vice president and chief operating officer, reporting to Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO.
Pearson had been group president for the company’s Government Communications Systems business. He is set to replace Robert. K. Henry, who will retire in August after 13 years with the company.
“Dan is extremely well qualified for this expanded leadership role, ” said Lance. “He has successfully guided the growth of our core government business and led our recent expansion into new adjacent markets, such as healthcare and cyber. He will focus on continuing to drive growth across this broader group of businesses and executing our company-wide business strategy.”