Reinaldo C.B. Rezende, a former executive from General Electric and Halliburton, has joined Harris Corp. as president of operations in Brazil.
Rezende will work to build up Harris’ partnerships and infrastructure in the region and drive growth in the commercial energy, public safety, government, healthcare, civilian agency and military markets, Harris announced Monday.
He will also be in charge of business development, marketing, government relations and shared services in the country.
“Brazil’s expanding oil and gas industry, military and public safety modernization efforts, and infrastructure upgrades in preparation for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics provide exciting opportunities for Harris,” said William Brown, Harris president and CEO.
Rezende most recently served as an executive in GE’s global accounts group and his roles at Halliburton included Brazil country operations manager, Brazil country business development manager and Latin America business development manager.
Before joining Halliburton, he served as a global account manager for Petrobas.