Leading us forward.
Our seasoned leadership team combines long experience, deep expertise and a vision that’s focused sharply on the world ahead.
William M. “Bill” Brown
William M. “Bill” Brown
William M. “Bill” Brown is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of L3Harris Technologies. L3Harris is a global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company has approximately 48,000 employees serving customers in 100 countries. Brown was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board in July 2019.
Prior to this role, Brown served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harris Corporation, which merged with L3 Technologies to form L3Harris in 2019. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Harris in November 2011 and elected Chairman of the board in April 2014.
Earlier, he served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). In all, Brown spent 14 years with UTC, holding U.S. and international roles at various divisions, including President of UTC’s Fire and Security division, and roles at Carrier Corporation’s Asia Pacific operations and the Carrier Transicold division.
Before joining UTC in 1997, he worked for McKinsey & Company as a Senior Engagement Manager and began his career as a project engineer at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Brown is the former chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Board of Governors and a current member of AIA’s Executive Committee. He serves on the board of directors for the Celanese Corporation, the board of the Fire Department of New York City Foundation, the council of trustees for the Association of the United States Army and the board of trustees of the Florida Institute of Technology. He is also a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, The Business Council and Business Roundtable.
Brown received his Bachelor and Master of Science in mechanical engineering from Villanova University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.
Christopher E. “Chris” Kubasik
Christopher E. “Chris” Kubasik
Christopher E. “Chris” Kubasik is Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer of L3Harris Technologies. L3Harris is a global aerospace and defense (A&D) technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company has approximately 48,000 employees who serve customers in 100 countries. Kubasik assumed his current role at L3Harris upon the merger of L3 Technologies, Inc. and Harris Corporation, in June 2019. Immediately prior, he served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of L3 Technologies Inc.
Kubasik has more than 30 years of experience in the aerospace and defense industry, having joined L3 as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2015. He was elected Chairman of the board in May 2018 after having been named Chief Executive Officer and elected to the company’s board of directors in January 2018.
Prior to joining L3, Kubasik was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seabury Advisory Group LLC, a leading aviation and A&D professional services firm.
In 2010, he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation, where he also held a number of senior executive and finance roles. Before joining Lockheed, he enjoyed a successful career at Ernst & Young, where he was named partner in 1996.
Kubasik is a member of the Air Force Association (AFA), the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), the Navy League of the United States and the Association of the United States Army (AUSA). He is also Vice President of the board of governors of The Wings Club Foundation, Inc.
Kubasik received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. He also completed the Systems Acquisition Management Program at the Defense Acquisition University at Fort Belvoir and received an Executive Engineering Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University.
Todd Gautier is president of the Aviation Systems segment for L3Harris Technologies. In this role, he is responsible for business strategy, financial performance, successful execution and growth for Aviation Systems, which covers an extensive portfolio of solutions in Commercial Aviation, Mission Networks, Precision Engagement, Aerospace Products and Military. Prior to this role, Gautier served as senior vice president and president of the Electronic Systems Segment at L3 Technologies, Inc.
During Gautier’s tenure at L3, he served as head of the Precision Engagement Sector and vice president of Business Development and Strategy for the Sensors and Simulation Group. In his business development role, he led L3’s corporate strategic entrance into the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) market.
Gautier has more than 30 years of Aerospace and Defense leadership and program management experience. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Strike/Fighter Pilot, where he held a variety of operational and instructional positions. After leaving the Navy in 2000, he flew for United Airlines and served as vice president of Naval Programs for BGI, LLC until joining L3 in 2001.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance, from Southern Methodist University.
Dana A. Mehnert is president of the Communication Systems segment for L3Harris Technologies. He is responsible for business strategy, financial performance and operational execution covering a broad portfolio, including tactical and airborne radios, battle management systems, night vision technology and professional and public safety networks and products. Mehnert previously served in a similar capacity, leading the Communications Systems segment at Harris Corporation before the company merged with L3 Technologies, Inc. in June 2019.
Prior to leading the Communications Systems segment, Mehnert served as chief global business development officer for Harris, where he was responsible for driving organic revenue growth, leveraging complementary channels, and capturing large multi-year opportunities.
Mehnert joined Harris in 1984 as an electrical engineer in the RF Communications rotational management training program. Thereafter, he held roles of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and operations in general management prior to his appointment to the position of vice president and general manager of the RF Communications segment in 2004, and subsequently president of the same in 2006.
Mehnert is a member of the Air Force Association (AFA), the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the Navy League of the U.S., the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) and the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA).
Sean Stackley is president of the Integrated Mission Systems segment for L3Harris Technologies. In this role, he is responsible for business strategy, financial performance, successful execution and growth for Integrated Mission Systems, which covers an extensive portfolio of solutions including Power Distribution, Reconnaissance, Electro Optics and Aviation.
Prior to this role, Stackley held the role of senior vice president and president for L3 Technologies’ Communications & Networked Systems segment. He is a former naval officer who served as the assistant secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN-RDA) from July 2008 to August 2017. He also served as the acting secretary (ASN) of the Navy from January to August 2017.
Prior to his appointment to ASN-RDA, Stackley served as a professional staff member of the U.S. Senate committee on Armed Services. During his tenure with the committee, he was responsible for overseeing Navy and Marine Corps programs, U.S. Transportation Command matters and related policy for the Seapower subcommittee. He also advised on Navy and Marine Corps operations and maintenance, science and technology and acquisition policy.
Stackley began his U.S. Navy career as a surface warfare officer (SWO), serving in engineering and combat systems assignments aboard U.S.S. John Young (DD-973). Upon completing his warfare qualifications as a SWO, he transferred from the Unrestricted Line to the Restricted Line and was designated as an engineering duty officer, serving in a series of industrial, fleet, program office and headquarters assignments in ship design and construction, maintenance, logistics and acquisition policy.
From 2001 to 2005, Stackley served as the Navy’s LPD 17 program manager, with responsibility for all aspects of procurement for this major ship program. Having served earlier in his career as production officer for the U.S.S. Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) class and project Naval architect overseeing structural design for the Canadian Patrol Frigate, HMCS Halifax (FFH 330), he had the unique experience of having performed a principal role in the design, construction, test and delivery of three first-of-class warships.
Stackley was commissioned and graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1979, with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. He holds the degree of Ocean Engineer and a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Stackley earned certification as a professional engineer from the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1994.
Edward J. “Ed” Zoiss
Edward J. “Ed” Zoiss
Edward J. “Ed” Zoiss is president of the Space & Airborne Systems segment for L3Harris Technologies. In this role, he is responsible for business strategy, financial performance, successful execution and growth for Space & Airborne Systems, which covers an extensive portfolio of solutions in intelligence, surveillance, small satellites, electronic warfare, avionics (including carriage and release systems), wireless solutions and C4I systems. Previously, Zoiss was president of Harris Corporation’s Electronic Systems segment, which included a portion of his current portfolio prior to the company’s merger with L3 Technologies, Inc. in June 2019.
Prior to his role as president of Harris’ Electronic Systems segment, he was vice president and general manager of the defense business unit within Harris Government Communications Systems. This business served U.S. and international customers with critical, military interoperable communication products, as well as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions for protecting national security and aiding public safety agencies. Prior to that role, he served as vice president of C4ISR Electronics, which provided specialized solutions to defense, intelligence and public safety agencies.
Before assuming responsibility for the C4ISR business, Zoiss was vice president of Advanced Programs and Technology, where he led the division strategy, business development, marketing and all internal research and development.
Joining Harris in 1995 as a principal mechanical engineer, Zoiss assumed positions of increasing responsibility during his tenure, including director of Research and Development and vice president of Business Development for National Programs. He is the recipient of 13 patents.
He is a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Project Management Institute (PMI). He is also a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology advisory board on Engineering.
Zoiss received his bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York, and his master’s in mechanical engineering from California State University at Northridge. In addition, he received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant.
Jesus “Jay” Malave
Jesus “Jay” Malave
Jesus "Jay" Malave is senior vice president and chief financial officer for L3Harris Technologies. In this role, his responsibilities include oversight of all internal and external financial reporting, Securities and Exchange Commission compliance and Sarbanes Oxley compliance, financial planning, banking/investment relationships, financial controls, capital structure, accounting, audit, financial services, tax and treasury. In addition, he is responsible for Investor Relations and plays a key role in the development of the corporation’s strategic growth plan and the evaluation, execution and integration of mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining L3Harris in June 2019, Malave served as vice president and chief financial officer for Carrier Corporation, an operating unit of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). In this role, he led all aspects of the Finance function globally, including accounting and controls, FP&A and cash management.
Malave joined UTC’s Corporate Office in 1997, and held roles of increasing responsibility within the corporation thereafter, including roles in FP&A, Treasury and Accounting. In 2011, Malave led the finance functional integration of Hamilton Sundstrand and UTC’s Goodrich acquisition. In 2012, he was appointed head of investor relations for the corporation, where he spent two years working with UTC’s business units to effectively communicate the company’s outlook and performance to investors. Malave was then appointed chief financial officer of UTC Aerospace Systems, where he served until joining Carrier Corporation in 2018.
Malave earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Connecticut, a master’s in accounting from the University of Hartford and a Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
Scott T. Mikuen is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for L3Harris Technologies. In this role, he oversees legal, contracts, compliance and risk management support for all L3Harris business operations and functional areas. As corporate secretary, Mikuen also provides counsel on corporate governance matters and works closely with the L3Harris board of directors.
Prior to the merger of L3 Technologies, Inc. and Harris Corporation in June 2019, Mikuen held the equivalent position at Harris Corporation, after a succession of roles of increasing responsibility, including vice president, associate general counsel and secretary. With these roles, he had oversight for various legal functions in addition to responsibility for corporate governance, compliance and SEC reporting. Prior to joining Harris in 1996, he served as a partner in a Long Island, New York, law firm.
Mikuen is admitted to practice in New York and Florida. He is a member of the New York and Florida Bar Associations, the American Bar Association, the Society of Governance Professionals and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Mikuen is also a member of the Health First board of trustees, the Orlando Melbourne International Airport Authority board, the Florida Chamber of Commerce board and a director of Club Esteem, a nonprofit organization serving youth living in economically disadvantaged communities.
Mikuen earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Colgate University and a Juris Doctor from the Harvard Law School.
Omar Fathi is vice president and chief information officer (CIO) for L3Harris Technologies and will retire in December 2020 after five years with L3Harris. In this position, he works with senior business executives, division IT leadership and the governance and architecture entities of the CIO team to establish strategic roadmaps for the businesses and major corporate functions, leveraging both legacy and emerging technologies to provide high-value business solutions. Most recently, Fathi held the equivalent role at Harris Corporation prior to the company’s merger with L3 Technologies, Inc. in June 2019.
Prior to joining Harris in 2015, Fathi held roles of increasing responsibility in all IT disciplines at United Technologies (UTC) and across several of its units including, Otis, UTC Fire & Security, UTC Building & Industrial Systems and the Corporate Office.
Fathi holds a Bachelor of Science in electronics and telecommunications engineering from Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt. He is a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon eBusiness program, the Darden Executive program and the Darden Senior Executive program. He is fluent in English, French and Arabic and is a patent award recipient for elevator display systems.
Jim Girard is the vice president and chief human resources officer for L3Harris Technologies. Girard has responsibility for all human resources (HR) activities for the organization including employee and industrial relations, talent acquisition, career development, diversity, inclusion, compensation and benefits, performance management and succession planning.
Most recently, Girard served as vice president of human resources with responsibility for all HR functional activity including Total Rewards, HR systems, Industrial Relations and Talent Management.
Girard joined Harris in 2014 as vice president of human resources for the government communication systems business and was involved in designing and implementing the segment structure following the Exelis acquisition. Thereafter, he assumed the role of vice president of human resources for the Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems segments, along with having functional responsibility for Industrial Relations across the enterprise.
Prior to joining Harris, Girard held roles of increasing responsibility in all HR disciplines at United Technologies Corporation (UTC) including vice president of human resources for Sikorsky Aircraft’s operations organization, vice president of talent management overseeing succession planning, talent acquisition, executive development and M&A support at the UTC corporate office, vice president of Human Resources for UTC Fire & Security’s Global Fire Products segment, director of Human Resources for UTC Fire & Security’s Security Services division, based in the United Kingdom, and president of UTC Fire & Security’s European Works Council.
Girard is also an avid supporter of INROADS having served on the national board of directors since 2012 and is currently vice chair and chair of its finance committee. INROADS is the premier non-profit organization identifying, developing and placing talented underserved youth in business and industry, and preparing them for corporate and community leadership.
Girard holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Eastern Connecticut State University and a master’s degree in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Charles "C.R." Davis
Charles "C.R." Davis
Charles R. “C.R.” Davis is vice president, L3Harris International at L3Harris Technologies. In this position, he oversees L3Harris’ international offices and serves as chairman of the company’s International Boards in Australia, Canada and the U.K. He is also vice chairman of the board of directors of the L3Harris and Saudi Arabian Military Industries Joint Venture. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and President of L3Harris. Davis leads the development and execution of L3Harris’ worldwide business development strategy, including customer outreach, sales and marketing efforts.
Davis assumed the position of vice president, L3Harris International, in 2019. Prior to this role, he was acting president for L3’s Reconnaissance Mission Systems and senior vice president for business and strategic development for the L3 Aerospace Systems segment.
Before joining L3Harris, Davis was president and CEO at Seabury Global Aerospace & Defense Consulting, where he oversaw major advisory assignments for aerospace and defense clients.
Davis is a retired U.S. Air Force Lt. General. While in the USAF, he served as Military Deputy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition. He also served as Commander of the Electronic Systems Center and the Program Executive Officer for Command, Control and Communications Infrastructure and Networks at Hanscom Air Force Base, as well as Commander of the Air Armament Center and PEO for Weapons at Eglin AFB, Florida, where he managed development, acquisition, testing, deployment and sustainment of air-delivered weapons.
Prior to his service at Eglin AFB, Davis served as deputy and later PEO for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program.
Davis is a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate with a degree in chemistry and holds master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from California State University, Fresno and National Resources Strategy from the National Defense University (formerly known as the Industrial College of the Armed Forces).
He is an experimental test pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours in 53 types of aircraft and is an Associate Fellow of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots.
James “J.R.” Gear
James “J.R.” Gear
James “J.R.” Gear is the vice president, Domestic Business Development for L3Harris Technologies. He leads a multi-segment team representing L3Harris’ commercial aerospace, defense and government service offerings to domestic customers. In this role, Gear has the responsibility to lead Global Business Development’s execution of business strategy, strategic customer engagement, and develop the corporation’s business and market analytics process and programs.
Gear moved to his current role in January 2020 from the L3Harris Aviation Systems segment. There he was responsible for implementing the business segment’s growth strategies and developing the segment’s capabilities and strategic programs through strategic planning, partnership development, and innovative internal research and development programs.
Prior to his Aviation Systems role, Gear was the Precision Engagement Systems vice president of Advanced Systems where he led the development of several next generation capability programs.
Gear joined L3Harris in April 2012 as the Unmanned Systems vice president of Strategic Development where he led the development of innovative and disruptive ground and expendable air launched unmanned aircraft systems.
Gear’s background includes serving nine years in the U.S. Air Force as a MQ-1 and MQ-9 Pilot, retiring in 2012 as the Director of the U.S. Air Force’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft Task Force, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force where he was responsible for the functional management of the Air Force’s Predator, Reaper and Global Hawk RPAs. Prior to the Air Force, Gear flew a short time for Delta Airlines as a First Officer of the Boeing 737. His career was shortened after the industry’s downturn following 9/11.
Gear began his military career as a commissioned Naval Officer from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After graduation he completed pilot training and accumulated 2,300 hours and 651 arrested carrier landings in the F/A-18 Hornet. He became the Navy’s first Strike Fighter Weapons Instructor (SFTI) graduating from the Navy’s esteemed Fighter Weapons School.
Byron Green is the vice president of operations for L3Harris Technologies, Inc. In this role, Green has responsibility for leading global manufacturing, quality, environmental health and safety, supply chain management and e3 – L3Harris’ lean operating system. Green possesses more than 20 years of extensive operations and enterprise continuous improvement experience in large, global manufacturing organizations.
Green joined L3Harris in July 2019 from Whirlpool Corporation where he most recently served as the vice president of manufacturing for the North American region. In this role, Green was accountable for production, manufacturing engineering and advanced program planning for fourteen manufacturing facilities and 28,000 employees.
Prior to joining Whirlpool in 2017, Green spent almost 20 years at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, ultimately leading North American vehicle assembly, producing 2.3 million vehicles annually. In this role, Green had responsibility for advanced program planning & investments, process design activities and program management & launch. Green joined Chrysler in 1998 and over the course of his tenure held a wide variety of operations and manufacturing roles including plant manager of several facilities, vice president, Powertrain – Engine/Foundry Manufacturing, vice president, manufacturing for the Jeep and truck division, and vice president, manufacturing engineering – where he was responsible for leading the advanced manufacturing engineering function for the company globally, including process development & standardization, lean manufacturing, and execution of new model launches.
Green began his career as a manufacturing co-op student at General Motors. Upon graduation, he spent nine years in escalating production and manufacturing engineering roles at both General Motors and Ford Motor Company.
Green received his master’s degree in engineering management/control systems from University of Detroit Mercy, and his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the former General Motor Institute, now Kettering University.
Tania Hanna is vice president of Government Relations for L3Harris Technologies. Hanna is responsible for the company’s relations with the U.S. Congress, the executive branch and Aerospace and Defense industry associations located in the Washington, DC, area. Tania held the equivalent role at Harris Corporation before the company’s merger with L3 Technologies, Inc. in June 2019.
Prior to her role leading government relations at Harris, Hanna worked as vice president of Policy and Legislative Affairs, responsible for implementing and overseeing Harris’ engagements with the U.S. Congress and related organizations, and building the company’s international government relations capabilities.
Before joining Harris in 2003, Hanna served as a senior associate with a DC-based law firm, senior attorney at the Federal Communications Commission and general counsel for a small Internet startup.
Hanna earned a bachelor’s degree in international politics from Georgetown University, a graduate degree from the University of Antwerp, Belgium, and a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Norwich University. She also has a Juris Doctor from American University.
James “Jim” Jordano
James “Jim” Jordano
James “Jim” Jordano is vice president, Integration Management Office (IMO) for L3Harris Technologies. Prior to the merger of L3 Technologies and Harris Corporation in June 2019, Jordano led pre-close integration activities for Harris’ IMO as well as Global Business Services including payroll, real estate and facilities.
Jordano joined Harris Corporation in 2015 to lead the integration of Exelis into Harris following its acquisition, while leading the Global Business Services organization.
Prior to joining Harris, Jordano served as vice president of Supply Chain Management for Sunrun. In this position, he led all supply chain related functions including strategic sourcing, procurement, materials planning, distribution and logistics. In 2011, Jordano acted as managing director for Profectus Advisory Group, a consulting firm specializing in performance improvement in the areas of revenue growth, new product development and productivity.
Before Profectus, Jordano spent 27 years at United Technologies Corporation (UTC), where he held significant leadership positions at various UTC units in supply chain and general management roles.
Jordano holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Pace University, a Master of Science in financial management from Fairfield University and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.
Jacqueline “Jacqui” Nevils
Jacqueline “Jacqui” Nevils
Jacqueline “Jacqui” Nevils is vice president and chief information officer (CIO) for L3Harris Technologies. In this position, Jacqui leads the information technology organization’s 1,400+ global employees, and partners with the business and corporate functions to establish strategic roadmaps, leveraging both legacy and emerging digital technologies to provide high-value business solutions. Jacqui is also responsible for continuing to evolve enabling technology to drive innovation and growth at L3Harris, allowing more effective and efficient delivery of services and products to our customers.
Jacqui joined L3Harris in November 2020. Prior to joining L3Harris, Jacqui held the position of Vice President, Procurement and Program Services in the corporate Enterprise Services organization at Raytheon Technologies, leading a multi-functional portfolio of business services, including accountability for $5B in annual procurement spend and ~500 enterprise digital applications from solution development and deployment through sustainment, as well as program execution and earned value services. Previously, Jacqui held IT, cybersecurity, and program management leadership roles at Raytheon Corporation over the course of her 15-year tenure. Jacqui began her career as an Air Force acquisitions officer, proudly serving six years.
Jacqui holds a Master of Science in information systems from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Tufts University. In addition, she earned an Executive Certificate in strategy and innovation from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Ross Niebergall is vice president and chief technology officer of L3Harris Technologies. He leads the company’s global engineering function and partners with segment leadership to manage the cost, execution and quality of programs. In addition, he plans, prioritizes and oversees IRAD projects, implements best-in-class process standards, drives improvements in quality and efficiency, and leads technology talent development efforts.
Niebergall joined Harris Corporation in 2017 to serve as the vice president and chief technology officer prior to the company’s merger with L3 Technologies, Inc. He previously served as vice president, deputy for Development Programs, Engineering and Technology, for Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services unit. In this role, he supported the development of a diverse portfolio, spanning both commercial and defense markets, including cybersecurity, command and control systems, sensors and imaging, and mission support products.
During his career at Raytheon, Niebergall held significant technical and leadership positions, including chief executive officer of U.S. operations for Thales-Raytheon Systems, a joint venture, and senior director of Engineering for the C4I Systems business. He began his career in Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems division.
Niebergall has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Regina in Canada, and a master’s and doctorate degree in mathematics from the University of Notre Dame. He has served as an associate professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of North British Columbia and as a post-doctoral research fellow and visiting scientist at McMaster University in Ontario.
Greg Taylor is vice president of Corporate Strategy and Development for L3Harris Technologies. Taylor leads the company’s strategic planning process including assistance with the development and refinement of the company’s overall R&D portfolio strategy, aligning investments to achieve growth objectives and leading the company’s strategy activities including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and new market development.
Taylor joined Harris Corporation in 2012 to lead the corporate strategy function having more than 23 years of experience in strategic planning, business development and general management.
Prior to joining Harris, Taylor spent eight years with various units of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). There, he held various senior leadership roles in sales, marketing, business development, strategic planning, product development, emerging market growth initiatives and corporate development.
Before UTC, Taylor served as vice president for Investor Growth Capital and vice president for George Group, two private equity firms. He was also consultant for Bain and Company and a design engineer for GE Astrospace (now part of Lockheed Martin).
He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a master’s in mechanical engineering from Rutgers University and a Master of Science in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University.
Andrew B. “Andy” Zogg
Andrew B. “Andy” Zogg
Andrew B. “Andy” Zogg is vice president of Program Excellence for L3Harris Technologies. In this role, Zogg will lead several critical areas including the program management and security functions, hypersonics initiatives, and will provide enterprise wide governance and oversight for L3Harris bids and proposals and estimate-at-completion processes.
Prior to this, Zogg was the senior vice president and chief operating officer leading L3 Technologies’ Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems segment, where he was responsible for the design and implementation of business strategies, plans and procedures, setting comprehensive goals for performance and growth, establishing policies that promoted company culture and vision, as well as oversight of daily operations. Zogg participated in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions and corporate alliances) and was responsible for a number of pivotal customer relationships.
Zogg joined L3 in 2017 after more than 30 years with Raytheon. There, he had been in a number of senior leadership roles spanning general management, business development and engineering roles including leadership for Raytheon’s Command and Control Systems, Space and Airborne Systems and the Air Management and Homeland Security businesses.
Zogg began his career with Texas Instruments in 1983 as an Electro-Optics Systems design engineer, working on the U.S. Army and Marine Corps combat vehicle and Infantry EO Night Vision systems.
Zogg holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Clarkson University.
Board of Directors
Sallie B. Bailey
Sallie B. Bailey
Sallie B. Bailey, 60, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 2018 and serves as a member of our Audit Committee and our Finance Committee. Bailey is retired from Louisiana - Pacific Corporation where she served as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2011 to 2018.
Prior to this, she was the vice president and chief financial officer of Ferro Corporation from 2007 to 2010. Prior to holding that position, she held various senior management positions over eleven years with The Timken Company, lastly as senior vice president, finance and controller. Earlier in her career, she was an audit supervisor for Deloitte & Touche LLP and then held various positions of increasing responsibility at Tenneco Inc.
Bailey is also a member of the board of directors of NVR, Inc. since 2020. She previously served as a member of the board of directors of General Cable Corporation from 2013 to 2018 and Milacron Holdings Corp. from 2004 to 2008.
Peter W. Chiarelli
Peter W. Chiarelli
General Peter W. Chiarelli, U.S. Army (Ret.), 70, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 2012 and serves as chair of our Ad Hoc Technology Committee and as a member of our Audit Committee. Chiarelli is a retired general of the U.S. Army. He is also chairman of the board of Interologic Inc., a company that helps impact-oriented organizations achieve their goals through leading edge data and analytics technology.
Prior to his retirement in 2012 from the U.S. Army, he most recently served as Vice Chief of Staff, the Army’s second highest ranking officer and held other senior officer positions, including Senior Military Assistant, Secretary of Defense; Commander of the Multi-National Corps – Iraq; Division Commander, Fort Hood, Texas and Baghdad, Iraq; U.S. Army Chief of Operations, Training and Mobilization; and Executive Officer, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. After his retirement from the U.S. Army, Chiarelli served as chief executive officer of One Mind from 2012 to 2018 and chief executive officer of 1560 LLC from 2018-2019.
Thomas A. Corcoran
Thomas A. Corcoran
Thomas A. Corcoran, 75, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 1997. He serves as a member of our Audit Committee and our Finance Committee. Corcoran is the president of Corcoran Enterprises, LLC, a private management consulting firm (since 2001).
Prior to this, he served as senior advisor of The Carlyle Group from 2001 to 2017 and as president and chief executive officer of Gemini Air Cargo, a Carlyle Group Company from 2001 to 2004. He was also the president and chief executive officer of Allegheny Teledyne Incorporated from 1999 to 2000, the president and chief operating officer of the Electronics Systems Sector and Space & Strategic Missiles Sector of Lockheed Martin Corporation from 1993 to 1999. He also worked for General Electric for 26 years where he held various management positions with GE Aerospace.
Corcoran is also a member of the board of directors of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (since 2008). He has previously served on the board of directors of Standard Arrow from 2004 to 2008 and ARINC from 2007 to 2013, each of which were owned by The Carlyle Group. Additionally, he has served on the board of directors of Serco Ltd. from 2007 to 2011, La Barge, Inc. from 2005 to 2011, Force Protection Inc. from 2008 to 2012, and Aer Lingus from 2008 to 2013.
Thomas A. Dattilo
Thomas A. Dattilo
Thomas A. Dattilo, 68, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 2001 and serves on our Compensation Committee and our Nominating and Governance Committee. He also served as Harris’ chairman from 2012 to 2014. Dattilo is an advisor to various private investment firms. He served as chairman and senior advisor to Portfolio Group from 2013 to 2016 and senior advisor to Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC, from 2007 to 2009.
Prior to joining Cerberus, Dattilo was most recently chairman, president and chief executive officer of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company. He joined Cooper in 1999 as president and chief operating officer and served as chairman, president and chief executive officer from 2000 until 2006. Prior to that, he held senior positions with Dana Corporation. His last position with Dana was president of its sealing products group.
Dattilo is also a member of the board of directors for Haworth, Inc. (since 2010) and is the past chairman of the Rubber Manufacturers Association and the past chairman of the board of trustees of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation. Dattilo served as a director of Solera Holdings, Inc. from 2013 to 2016, Alberto Culver Company from 2006 to 2011, and Cooper Tire & Rubber Company from 1999 to 2006.
Roger B. Fradin
Roger B. Fradin
Roger B. Fradin, 66, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 2016 and serves as chair of our Finance Committee and as a member of our Ad Hoc Technology Committee. Fradin is currently a consultant for The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager, and was an operating executive for The Carlyle Group from 2017 to 2020. Fradin also was chief executive officer of Juniper Industrial Holdings, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company focused on industrial and aerospace acquisitions, from October 2019 to January 2020.
Prior to this, he served as vice chairman of Honeywell International Inc. from 2014 to 2017. From 2004 to 2014, he was president and chief executive officer of Honeywell’s Automation and Controls business unit. He joined Honeywell in 2000 when Honeywell acquired Pittway Corporation.
Fradin is also chairman of the board of Resideo Technologies, Inc. (since 2018) and a member of the board of directors of Juniper Industrial Holdings, Inc. (since 2019) and Vertiv Holdings Co. (since 2018). He previously served as a member of the board of directors of Pitney Bowes Inc. from 2012 to 2019 and MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. from 1998 to 2019.
Lewis Hay III
Lewis Hay III
Lewis Hay III, 64, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 2002 and serves as chair of our Compensation Committee and as a member of our Nominating and Governance Committee. Hay is currently an operating advisor for Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC.
Prior to this, he served as executive chairman of NextEra Energy, Inc., from 2012 until he retired in 2013. At NextEra Energy, he served as chief executive officer from 2001 to 2012, chairman from 2002 to 2012 and president from 2001 to 2006. He also served as chief executive officer of Florida Power & Light Company from 2002 to 2008. He joined NextEra Energy in 1999 as vice president, finance and chief financial officer and served as president of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC from 2000 until 2001.
Hay is also a member of the board of directors of Anthem, Inc. (since 2013). Hay served as a director of Capital One Financial Corporation from 2003 to 2019 and as a director of NextEra Energy from 2001 to 2013. Hay is former director and chairman of both the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations and the Edison Electric Institute. He served as a member of the Business Board of Advisors at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business from 2001 to 2017. Hay is a former member of the Business Roundtable and the Florida Council of 100. He also served on President Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness from 2011 to 2013.
Lewis Kramer, 72, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 2009. He serves as chair of our Audit Committee and as a member of our Compensation Committee. Kramer is a retired partner from Ernst & Young LLP where he worked from 1981 to 2009. At the time of his retirement, he served as the global client service partner for worldwide external audit and all other services for major clients. He also served on the firm’s United States Executive Board and as Ernst & Young’s National Director of Audit Services.
Kramer is also a member of the board of directors of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (since 2017).
Rita S. Lane
Rita S. Lane
Rita S. Lane, 57, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 2018. She serves as a member of our Compensation Committee and our Finance Committee. Lane is the principal at Hajime, LLC, a supply chain advisor for start-up companies.
Prior to this, she was vice president, Operations for Apple Inc. from 2008 to 2014. She also held the positions of senior vice president, Integrated Supply Chain and chief procurement officer for Motorola Solutions, Inc. from 2006 to 2008. Prior to that time, she held senior supply chain positions at International Business Machines Corporation for more than ten years and also served five years in the U.S. Air Force as a captain.
Lane is also a member of the board of directors of Sanmina Corporation (since 2016) and Signify N.V. (since 2016).
Robert B. Millard
Robert B. Millard
Robert B. Millard, 69, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 1997. He serves as our Lead Independent Director and is a member of our Nominating and Governance Committee and our Ad Hoc Technology Committee. Millard is the chairman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation (since 2014).
Prior to this, he held various positions including chairman of Realm Partners L.L.C. from 2009 to 2014 and managing director at Lehman Brothers and its predecessors from 1976 to 2008.
Millard is also a member of the board of directors of Evercore Inc. (since 2012), a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He also served as a member of the board of directors of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. from 1989 to 2013.
Lloyd W. Newton
Lloyd W. Newton
General Lloyd W. Newton, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), 77, has been a member of the L3Harris or a predecessor board since 2012. He serves as chair of our Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of our Ad Hoc Technology Committee. Newton is a retired four-star general and commander of the U.S. Air Force, Air Education and Training Command where he served from 1997 until his retirement in 2000. Following his retirement from the Air Force, he was executive vice president of Pratt & Whitney Military Engines until 2006.
During his 34-year military career, Newton served as an Air Force congressional liaison officer with the U.S. House of Representatives and was a member of the Air Force’s Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds.
Newton previously served as a member of the board of directors of Torchmark Corporation from 2006 to 2018, Sonoco Products Co. from 2008 to 2014 and Goodrich Corporation from 2006 to 2012.
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