Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and
information technology company, today named Miguel "Mick" Lopez senior
vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to Harris
President and Chief Executive Officer William M. Brown.
He succeeds Gary L. McArthur, who is leaving Harris to pursue other
opportunities. "The Board and I want to express our gratitude to Gary
for his many contributions to Harris. We thank him for his dedication
and leadership and wish him well in his future endeavors," said Brown.
Lopez, 54, brings more than 30 years of diverse global financial
leadership experience to Harris, the majority of which was spent with
IBM, including as CFO for IBM Brazil and Latin America Personal
Computers and managing IBM's Latin America merger and acquisition
activity. At IBM, he also held significant roles covering pricing and
channel strategy in the EMEA region, financial planning and analysis,
credit and treasury. In 2003, Lopez joined Tyco International as CFO for
ADT Security Systems North America and was subsequently named vice
president of business develoment for Tyco's Fire and Security division.
He joined Cisco Systems in 2007, where he was responsible for corporate
financial planning and operations, which led the company's $1 billion
restructuring and realignment program. Lopez most recently was with
Aricent Group, where he served as CFO since 2011 for this global
services company owned by investors including affiliates of Kohlberg
Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.
Lopez earned a bachelor's degree in finance and accounting from
Georgetown University and a master's degree in business administration
from the University of Chicago and is a certified public accountant.
"Mick is an exceptional addition to our executive team," said Brown. "He
brings a wealth of leadership experience across a broad spectrum of
finance, strategy and M&A functions. His deep, global commercial
experience will serve Harris well, as we continue to grow our
international footprint and expand our commercial business pursuits."
A high resolution image of Lopez is available at the following link: Mick
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology
company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125
countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has
approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees -
including 6,000 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 harris.com.
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