Monday, April 7, 2008

Harris Stratex Networks Appoints Former Siemens Exec as CEO

Harris Stratex Networks, a supplier of wireless transmission systems, has appointed Harald J. Braun as its new president, CEO and a member of the Board of Directors. He succeeds Guy M. Campbell, who had previously announced his retirement effective June 27, 2008.

Before joining Harris Stratex, Braun served as president and CEO of Siemens Networks and most recently as a senior executive in Nokia Siemens Networks North America. Prior to the NSN merger, he was president, Siemens Carrier Networks Division, transitioning the company from TDM to an IP-focused company, leading the evolution to next-generation networking. From 2000-2002, he served as Siemens senior vice president and the head of Siemens Ltd. in Thailand, and before that he was Siemens vice president, IP and ATM/TDM Broadband Components in Development and vice president, ATM System Integration and System Test.

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