Harris Corporation Appoints Peter Martin as Asia-Pacific Marketing Manager for its Broadcast Communications Division
CINCINNATI, August 23, 2006 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) today announced the appointment of Peter Martin to the position of marketing manager for its Broadcast Communications Division in the Asia-Pacific region. Martin’s position enhances the company’s marketing presence in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific realm and provides support for an expanding customer base with leadership from an industry veteran. Based in Hong Kong, Martin will work closely with the Broadcast Communications sales force and product management team to promote awareness of the Harris brand and its end-to-end product portfolio, while building and strengthening customer relationships.
Martin comes to Harris with more than 14 years of international experience in strategic sales and marketing, channel distribution, branding, and regional business and partnership development with companies including Tektronix (Hong Kong) Ltd., Grass Valley Group and Headstrong, a global IT, application outsourcing and systems integration consultancy.
“The Asia-Pacific broadcast industry has been thriving for a number of years, and it has been a major objective of Harris to expand its presence in the region and further capitalize on this surging market segment,” said Tim Thorsteinson, president of the Harris Broadcast Communications Division. “Peter’s broadcast technology expertise along with his significant international experience, particularly in the areas of market expansion, brand awareness and enhancing customer relationships, will be invaluable to the strengthening of our presence throughout Asia.”
Martin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business studies from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and an MBA from ESCP-EAP European School of Management in Paris.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. With headquarters in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual sales of $3.5 billion and nearly 14,000 employees — including more than 6,000 engineers and scientists — dedicated to the development of best-in-class assured communications™ products, systems, software and services. The company’s operating divisions serve markets for government communications, RF communications, broadcast communications, and microwave communications. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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