P. Harris Morris Named President of Harris Broadcast Division
February 9, 2010
: Harris Corp. has named P. Harris Morris as president of the Broadcast
Communications business. Previously, Morris served as vice president and
general manager of the Media and Workflow area of the Broadcast Communications
business. MELBOURNE, FLA.
“As vice president of our Media and Workflow business, he has spearheaded our
strategy of taking existing hardware and software applications and developing
new technology to address emerging media markets like digital out-of-home
networks,” said Howard Lance, chairman, president and CEO of Harris. “In
support of these new growth initiatives, he has played a pivotal role in the
cross-divisional collaboration to incorporate managed IT services as an
integral part of these advanced media solutions. Media and Workflow solutions
have been a key offering in expanding our international presence in regions
such as the Middle East, South America and Asia.”
Before joining Harris in January 2008, Morris served as chief strategy officer
for the Thomson Learning Division of Thomson Corp., where he played an
instrumental role in the development of Thomson’s growth strategy for
international channel expansion and digital products. Previously, he was a
partner and vice president for Bain & Co., a global business consulting
Morris has an MBA from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree with
distinction in economics and foreign affairs from the University of Virginia. As
an author, his work has been published in the Financial Times and Catalyst magazine.
Harris reported fiscal second-quarter 2010 results last month. Broadcast
division revenues were down 28 percent to $117 million; operating loss was $5
million. January 29, 2010: “ Harris Broadcast F2Q10
Revenues Dip 28 Percent”
Orders showed evidence of improvement. Broadcast orders during F2Q10 were $139
million, up from $124 million the previous quarter.
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