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George Helm to Lead Harris RF Communications’ DoD Business

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has named George Helm president of its RF Communications division’s Defense Department business unit, as part of a dual executive move announcement today.

He will succeed Brendan O’Connell, who was appointed to lead the division’s international tactical communications business. GovConExecutive has more information on O’Connell’s new position, here.

Helm was previously vice president of the long-term evolution business of Harris’ public safety and professional communications business.

Helm has also held various senior leadership roles in Harris’ product management and product engineering organizations.

His tenure has overlapped with such milestones as Harris developing the Falcon family of radios and the company’s successful acquistion of the Tyco Electronics Wireless Systems business, now Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications, in 2009.

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