Harris Corp. has promoted Alex Heidt to senior vice president of business development. He will report to John Heller, president of Harris IT Services.
William Brown has been named president and CEO of Harris Corp. effective Nov. 1, succeeding Howard Lance, who announced in May his intention to retire. On January 1, Thomas Dattilo will become non-executive chairman of the board.
Harris Corp. has been awarded a 16-month, $9.7 million contract by the Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center to deliver network support services at Los Angeles Air Force Base in California.
Harris Corp. will provide systems enhancements to the Veterans Affairs Department’s Veterans Health Administration under a three-year contract that could be worth more than $9.6 million.
Harris Corp. has won a quartet of Air Force contracts worth a combined more than $12 million to upgrade the service's IT infrastructure at four bases.
Harris Corp. will continue to operate, maintain and sustain the Army's dental systems at Army Dental Command at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and worldwide under a one-year, $4.3 million recompete IT services contract.
Harris Corp. will upgrade Alaska's air transportation system as part of a 10-year Federal Aviation Administration contract worth $85 million.
Harris Corp. will establish a digital radio system to support public-safety first responders across the 518 square miles of Floyd County, Ga., under a $23.6 million county contract.
With nearly $3 billion in prime contracts, Harris' new organization puts more focus on their customers' mission.
Jim Traficant, previously vice president and general manager of Harris Corp.’s Healthcare Solutions, has been promoted to president of the business unit.
After first announcing the planned acquisition in November 2010, Harris Corp. has wrapped up its purchase of Global Connectivity Services from Schlumberger Information Solutions for $397.5 million in cash.
Harris Corp. has completed its $155 million cash acquisition of Carefx Corp., a provider of interoperability workflow solutions for government and commercial health care providers.