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William Brown: Future L3Harris Acquisitions Would Occur in C4ISR Domain

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L3Harris Technologies plans to divest $1B more in assets and continue post-merger integration as it works on building credibility and setting the company up for more acquisitions in the future, Defense News reported ThursdayWilliam “Bill” Brown, CEO of L3Harris and a previous Wash100 Award winner, said he thinks potential buys would likely focus on the area of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

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Harris, L3 All-Stock Merger Completed to Form L3Harris Technologies; Christopher Kubasik, William Brown Quoted

The all-stock merger between L3 Technologies and Harris Corp. has been completed to form L3Harris Technologies (LHX), the new company announced on Monday. L3Harris is officially the sixth largest defense company in the United States worth approximately $17 billion in revenue with over 50,000 employees. The company also announced the details regarding its own leadership, the board of directors and organizational structure. 

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Harris Eyes $125M Investment to Back R&D Projects in Florida; William Brown Quoted

Harris plans to make an investment worth over $125M in research-and-development projects in Florida to support tech innovation and talent recruitment efforts in the state. The company said Monday R&D initiatives will focus on robotics, avionics, small satellite units and electronic warfare and will occur at the firm’s facilities in Central Florida in support …

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Harris’ William Brown, Collins Aerospace’s Kelly Ortberg Named to AIA Board Leadership Posts

The Aerospace Industries Association has appointed Harris CEO William Brown as chairman of AIA’s board of governors and named Collins Aerospace CEO Kelly Ortberg as vice chairman. Harris said Monday Brown succeeds Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, as board leader for its centennial year in 2019. “I look forward to advocating for key …

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Harris-Hosted Summit Tackles Aerospace & Defense Workforce Needs

Harris collaborated with the Aerospace Industries Association to facilitate a two-day summit that brought together industry, government and academic stakeholders to discuss the future of aerospace and defense workforce. The event took place at a Harris facility in Palm Bay, Florida, and sought to promote science, technology, engineering and math education strategies meant to …

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Harris CEO William Brown Nominated to AUSA Council of Trustees

A national nominating committee has endorsed Harris Chairman, President and CEO William Brown for a seat on the Association of the U.S. Army’s council of trustees. AUSA said Monday its bylaws allow members to nominate individuals to the council and comment on a nomination. Brown has led the Melbourne, Florida-based communications and information technology provider as president …

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