04.21.2006 12:00 AM
Thorsteinson Named President of Harris' Broadcast
Harris Corp. has named Timothy E. "Tim" Thorsteinson president of the company's Broadcast Communications Division. The 15-year veteran of the broadcast industry had been serving as president of the Leitch Technology business unit of the Harris Broadcast Communications Division. Harris acquired Leitch in October 2005.

Thorsteinson replaces Jeremy C. Wensinger, who was named group president of integrated systems and services for Harris Corp.

"Tim is well known and highly respected within the broadcast industry," said Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO of Harris. "... He has a proven track record of operational success within the industry and a vision that will keep Harris at the cutting edge of product innovation and customer responsiveness. ..."

Thorsteinson, 52, joined Leitch Technology Corp. as president and CEO in November 2003. Prior to joining Leitch, Thorsteinson was vice president of Grass Valley products for Thomson Broadcast and Media Solutions, where he was responsible for the Broadcast product line. Previously, he served as president and CEO of the Grass Valley Group, a subsidiary company within Tektronix Inc. until its acquisition by Thomson. Thorsteinson was with Tektronix from 1991 to 2001.


Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Tuesday 03:07 PM
WMUR-TV Says FAA Drone Rules Preclude ENG
The FAA’s current rules and proposed ban on flight over people, requirement of visual line of sight and restriction on nighttime flying, effectively prohibit broadcasters from using UAS for newsgathering. ~ WMUR-TV General Manager Jeff Bartlett

D. Pagan Communications /   Friday 10:35 AM
Blue Line is Hot on the Trail of DPA Microphones
Clyne Media, Inc /   Thursday 09:51 PM
Focusrite Expands RedNet Range

 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology