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Rahul Ghai to Take SVP, CFO Roles at Harris; William Brown Comments

Rahul Ghai
Rahul Ghai

Rahul Ghai, currently vice president of finance integration at Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS),  has been appointed to succeed the departing Mick Lopez as senior vice president and chief financial officer in a move that takes effect Feb. 11.

Ghai will bring more than 20 years of financial leadership experience to his new roles and report directly to President and CEO William Brown, Harris said Tuesday.

“Rahul’s experience and expertise across finance, strategy and merger and acquisition  functions make him an exceptional addition to our executive team, ” Brown noted.

Ghai has helped Harris manage finance activities as it acquired and integrated the Exelis defense electronics manufacturing business into the company last year.

Before he joined the company, he previously served as vice president of financial planning and integration at managed healthcare services provider Aetna.

He is also a former CFO of Aetna’s international business unit and held various financial roles at United Technologies Corp.‘s(NYSE: UTX) government and commercial businesses for 12 years.

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