MELBOURNE, FL/HONG KONG, April 7, 2011 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has named Dario Choi vice president of Sales & Services, Asia-Pacific, for its Broadcast Communications business. Based in Hong Kong, Choi will use his extensive industry experience to support the growth of the Harris Broadcast Communications business and provide strong leadership to all Harris employees in the Asia-Pacific region.
Choi joins Harris from Ericsson Television Limited, where he held the position of Head of Asia-Pacific region. As a key member of the Ericsson executive management team, Choi was responsible for general management, sales, operations, marketing, business and channel management, with full P&L responsibility. Previously, Choi was executive vice president and general manager for Tandberg Television, Hong Kong, where he was responsible for complete operational and strategic P&L, and where he restructured and mobilized the organization to drive business growth in software and services. Prior to joining Tandberg, Choi was managing director of SkyStream Networks, Hong Kong, where he was responsible for expanding businesses in telecom, satellite, cable, broadcasting, and content markets and established business operations in key markets, including Japan, Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.
Choi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta, where he was awarded the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship Award. He is a member of the Council of Governors at CASBAA, Asia Pacific Broadcasting, the International Engineering Consortium, the DVB Organization and the ISP-Satellites forum.
"The Harris business in the Asia-Pacific region is already well established, and this senior appointment underlines our commitment to investment and growth in the region," said Harris Morris, president, Harris Broadcast Communications. "Dario brings to Harris an impressive background in the international broadcast, media and telecommunications markets. His depth of experience in leading multinational corporations, proven track record in business success and exceptional performance in business and operational excellence will be extremely valuable as we work to further strengthen the Harris business in the region."
In broadcast communications, Harris offers products, systems and services that provide interoperable workflow solutions for broadcast, cable, satellite and out-of-home networks. The Harris ONE(tm) solution brings together highly integrated and cost-effective products that enable advanced media workflows for emerging content delivery business models.