Harris adds to its Government Communications Systems Division

Two executives will take new places in Harris' Government Communications Systems Division, the company announced today.

Harris named Robert Henry to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer, and Jeremy Wensinger has been named group president of the division. Additionally, Daniel Pearson has been named group president of Defense Communications and Electronics.

Henry was executive vice president and president of the company's Government Communications Systems Division. He will continue to oversee Harris' government businesses and take on other functions, including research and development, technology transfer, acquisition integration, facilities, supply-chain management, manufacturing, information systems, government affairs, contracts, and security.

Henry joined Harris in 1997 as vice president and general manager of Government Communications Systems. He was appointed president of the division in 1999 and promoted to his most recent position in 2006. Prior to joining Harris, Henry held senior management positions with Lockheed Martin, General Electric and RCA.

Wensinger will lead the company's civil agency, intelligence agency and technical services programs, and manage the shared engineering, operations and business development and strategic marketing resources pool for the government businesses.

Wensinger most recently was responsible for the civil agency, intelligence agency and technical services programs within Government Communications Systems. Previously, he was president of Harris' Broadcast Communications Division. He joined Harris in 1989.

Pearson will lead the company's Defense Department programs, RF Communications and international systems programs. Pearson previously was president of Harris' DOD programs. He also was president of the company's former Network Support Division. He joined Harris in 1977.

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