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Harris Stratex Networks Appoints Mimi Gigoux as SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer
Jan 25, 2010 (08:01 AM EST)


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 25/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. , a leading provider of wireless solutions that enable the evolution of next-generation fixed and mobile broadband networks, today appointed Mimi Gigoux as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. In this role, Ms. Gigoux will be responsible for leading the company's worldwide human resources organization.

Ms. Gigoux joins Harris Stratex Networks with over 25 years experience in human resources management, development and communications. Most recently, as the founder of Tribal Works Consulting, Ms. Gigoux provided consulting services to both private and public companies.

Prior to her consulting role, Ms. Gigoux held senior positions at Redback Networks, Digital Fuel, NeoForma, and Mirapoint Technologies. As SVP and Chief of Staff for Redback Networks, Ms. Gigoux led major organizational changes to address the company's rapid expansion and later led the integration of Redback into Ericsson.

Earlier in her career, she served in various human resources leadership roles at Cisco Systems leading human resources programs for several Cisco business units, and served as an internal consultant for organizational change management. She is recognized globally for her leadership in acquisition integration, and managed the integration of thousands of employees from over 65 acquired companies.

She started her career at Apple Computer working in a range of roles including customer relations, marketing, event planning and communications.

"Mimi is a seasoned and well respected leader who brings a wealth of expertise in the key functional areas of human resources including leadership development, executive coaching, mergers and acquisitions integration, recruiting and compensation," said Harald Braun, president and chief executive officer. Mimi's many years of experience in understanding and managing complex human resources challenges coupled with her innovative leadership style will make her a tremendous addition to our executive team."

Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of wireless solutions that enable the evolution of next-generation fixed and mobile broadband networks. The company offers reliable, flexible and scalable wireless network solutions, backed by comprehensive professional services and support. Harris Stratex Networks serves all global markets, including mobile network operators, public safety agencies, private network operators, utility and transportation companies, government agencies and broadcasters. Customers in more than 135 countries depend on Harris Stratex Networks to build, expand and upgrade their voice, data and video solutions. Harris Stratex Networks is recognized around the world for innovative, best-in-class wireless networking solutions and services. For more information, visit www.harrisstratex.com .

CONTACT: Investors: Mary McGowan of Summit IR Group Inc., +1-408-404-5401, mary@summitirgroup.com; or Media: Scott Smith of Harris Stratex Networks,+1-408-944-3529,

Web site: http://www.HarrisStratex.com/