Harris Corporation Expands Broadcast Communications Sales Force

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CINCINNATI, January 24, 2008 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has appointed four new district managers to its Broadcast Communications sales team in North America, underscoring the company’s continuing commitment to driving market growth and providing exceptional customer support. Syd Budhu has been named regional sales manager for Ontario, Canada, and is based in Toronto. Budhu joined Harris in 2005 as part of the video processing and distribution product management team, serving as product manager for the companys master control and fiber product lines. He came to Harris from Report on Business Television, where he served as director of technology. He also has held technical positions at CHUM Broadcasting, CBC and Panasonic. Bill Reinhart has been named regional sales manager for the N.Y. metro area. Previously, Reinhart was director of business development and regional sales manager for Miranda Technologies Inc. in the N.Y. area. He has held similar positions at Pinnacle Systems and Chyron Corporation. Burt Young has been named regional sales manager for the southwestern portion of the U.S. central region and is based in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining Harris, Young was regional sales engineer at systems integrator AZCAR Technologies Inc. Young’s also worked for seven years as the North American sales manager for Ross Video and for 10 years in sales and marketing for Phillips Broadcast. Scott Rogers has been named regional sales manager for the Chicago, Ill., metro area. Previously, Rogers was regional sales manager for Miranda Technologies in the U.S. central region. He has held similar positions at SeaChange International Inc. and Snell & Wilcox. Harris Broadcast Communications offers products, systems and services that provide interoperable workflow solutions that span the entire broadcast delivery chain. The Harris ONE approach brings together highly integrated and cost-effective products that are ideal for emerging media business models and for customers upgrading media operations to digital and high-definition services. 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 annual revenue of over $4 billion and 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




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