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Harris, Capstone Vet Richard White Joins Space Systems Loral as US Govt Lead

Richard White, a 31-year veteran from Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and former CEO of government services contractor Capstone Corp., has joined spacecraft system and satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral to lead SSL’s U.S. government business as a senior vice president. Palo Alto, Calif.-based SSL said Thursday White will be based out of …

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MDA Names New Board of Directors, Senior Execs in Support of US Access Plan Strategy; Howard Lance Comments

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has appointed new board of directors and senior executives in support of the implementation of the company’s U.S. Access Plan strategy. Howard Lance, president and CEO of MDA, said in a statement released Monday the firm’s U.S. Access Plan seeks to pursue government contracts in order …

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Howard Lance Joins MDA as President, CEO; Bob Phillips Comments

Howard Lance, former chairman and CEO of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS),  has been selected to succeed Daniel Friedmann as president and CEO of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, effective May 16. MDA said Thursday Lance is expected to join MDA’s board of directors, while Friedman will continue to serve as a …

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Harris Names William Brown President and CEO, effective Nov. 1

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) board of directors has appointed William M. Brown president and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 1, 2011. Brown will succeed Howard L. Lance, who has served as CEO since January 2003 and in May announced he would retire when a successor had been chosen. Lance, 55, will continue to …

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Harris Names Ted Hengst CIO

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) named Ted Hengst corporate vice president and chief information officer (CIO), reporting to Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO. According to the firm, “Hengst will have responsibility for setting the strategic direction, architecture and governance of Harris’ global IT enterprise to drive innovation, fuel growth, and …

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Harris’ Howard Lance to Present at Deutsche Bank Securities 2010 Industrials Services Conference

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) CEO Howard Lance will be a featured speaker at the Deutsche Bank Securities 2010 Industrials Services Conference on Wednesday, June 23 in Chicago. According to Harris, Lance’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:40 a.m. A live webcast and replay of the presentation will be available …

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Harris Names Daniel Pearson COO

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 …

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Harris to Purchase CapRock for $525M Cash

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CapRock Communications for a reported price of $525 million. According to Harris, “CapRock’s audited financial statements for calendar year 2009 included revenue of $359 million; earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $54 million; and operating income …

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Harris CEO Howard Lance on Integrity

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) CEO Howard Lance received an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Florida  in recognition of his industry leadership and commitment to higher education. Lance delivered the keynote address at the Order of the Engineer induction ceremony, where engineering graduates accept an “obligation” to take pride …

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Harris Corp. donates $2 million to Georgia Tech

Yesterday, Harris Corporation pledged $2 million to the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) for for construction of an auditorium or other similar space. For years, Harris has had a relationship with Georgia Tech and its School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the country’s largest …

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