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Harris Corporation Opens New Broadcast Communications Office in Central Europe


WINNERSH, England. — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, announced the opening of its new central European Broadcast Communications office in Munich, Germany. The office will function as the main hub for all Harris broadcast business throughout the central European region, which includes Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Nordic and Eastern Europe (including Russia). Mathias Eckert, recently appointed regional director, Central Europe, also will serve as managing director of the new office.

The Munich office is part of an ongoing plan by Harris to strengthen its presence in the European market and to develop a closer understanding of regional trends and stronger relationships with customers. The new facility will house the main business functions for the central European region, including sales, customer support and product management, and will be closely tied to the existing regional Harris facility in Rankweil, Austria. The Rankweil office will continue to house localized sales and support resources and will remain a key site for transmitter research and development.

“The Munich office will provide a strong regional presence that supports the wider Harris goals in the European market, namely to establish closer customer relationships, secure the best sales and support talent, and improve local reaction time,” says Richard Scott, vice president, Europe, the Middle East and Africa operations for Harris Broadcast Communications. “We are confident that the new office and customer-oriented approach will play a vital role in meeting the needs of customers with increasingly complex workflows.”

Harris Broadcast Communications offers products, systems and services that provide interoperable workflow solutions that span the entire media delivery chain. The Harris ONE™ solution brings together highly integrated and cost-effective products that are ideal for emerging media business models and for customers upgrading media operations to digital and high-definition services.


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