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Stephen Marschilok Named President of Harris Corporation's Public Safety and Professional Communications Business
Oct 18, 2010 (01:10 PM EDT)


MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has named Stephen Marschilok as president of the Public Safety and Professional Communications (PSPC) business unit of Harris RF Communications.  PSPC provides advanced communications solutions for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets.

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Previously, Marschilok was president of the U.S. Department of Defense business unit within RF Communications, where he also served as vice president and general manager.  Before that, he held various leadership positions including vice president and general manager of International Government Systems, managing director of UK Operations, and director of International Sales.  Marschilok began his career with Harris in 1981 as a software engineer.

"Steve's strong leadership delivered great success in our U.S. Department of Defense and international businesses. He is very capable of leading our team in addressing the tremendous opportunities in  public safety and professional communications markets," said Dana Mehnert, group president, RF Communications.  "Steve has played a pivotal role in the growth of our business and I am very pleased to have him step into this key position."

Marschilok has a bachelor's degree in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.  He is a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and was a Harris corporate representative to the UK Defence Manufacturers' Association.

Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications is a leading supplier of assured communications® systems and equipment for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets — with products ranging from the most advanced IP voice and data networks, to industry leading multiband, multimode radios, to public safety-grade broadband video and data solutions.  With more than 80 years of experience, Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications supports over 500 systems around the world.

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries.  Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists.  Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services.  Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.

SOURCE Harris Corporation