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Harris Corporation Promotes Pamela Padgett to Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Communications


MELBOURNE, Florida, March 1, 2006 — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) today announced that Pamela Padgett, vice president–Investor Relations, has been promoted to the position of vice president–Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. While continuing to lead investor relations, her role in the company has been expanded to include strategic oversight of companywide media relations and marketing communications activities.

“Pam’s leadership and valued insights have helped Harris build strong relationships with the investment community over the past decade, and she has been instrumental in shaping and communicating the company’s strategic messages. She is now responsible for all external communications for Harris,” said Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and chief executive officer.

Padgett joined Harris in 1996. She was formerly vice president–Mergers and Acquisitions at MC Financial Services Ltd., a wholly owned investment and merchant banking subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation. Prior to joining MC Financial Services Ltd. in 1990, she held various finance and public accounting positions with Home Group Capital Markets and Coopers & Lybrand. A Certified Public Accountant, she has a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Florida and an M.B.A. from the University of Florida.

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 over $3 billion and more than 13,000 employees — including 5,500 engineers and scientists — dedicated to the development of best-in-class assured communications™ products, systems, 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


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