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Thorsteinson named new President of Harris Broadcast Communications division

Tim Thorsteinson, currently president of the Leitch Technology business unit of Harris Broadcast, has been named president of the company's Broadcast Communications Division. Thorsteinson succeeds Jeremy C. Wensinger, who has been moved to a senior leadership position within the Harris Government Communications Systems Division.

Thorsteinson inherits a broadcast organization that has seen considerable expansion of the division (Inscriber, Videotek, Leitch) over the past two years.

Thorsteinson joined Leitch as president and CEO in November 2003 and led the company's financial turnaround and expansion through organic growth and acquisitions. Prior to joining Leitch, he was vice president of Grass Valley products for Thomson Broadcast, where he was responsible for a variety of broadcast and production product lines. Previously, he served as president and CEO of the Grass Valley Group and president of the Video and Networking Division of Tektronix.

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