Harris Broadcast names Eisner to VP, Servers and News

Paul Eisner has been named vice president, servers and news,
for the Harris Broadcast Communications digital media business. Eisner will
oversee the strategic direction, development and operational execution of Harris
server and newsroom solutions. He will oversee a team of engineers and
marketing staff and will be based in Northridge, CA.

Eisner previously served as Harris vice president of product
marketing for video processing and distribution products. “Paul has built a
reputation with customers and within Harris for introducing successful new
products and platforms to serve both existing and new markets,” said Tim
Thorsteinson, president of Harris Broadcast Communications. “He has been
a large part of Harris’ significant growth in recent years, and his experience
and success made him an ideal choice to lead our server and news
business. Moving one of our top business leaders into this new role
underscores our commitment to continue the rapid growth of our servers and news
business over the past year. We look forward to leveraging Paul’s
expertise, enthusiasm and leadership capabilities to grow this critical part of
Harris Broadcast.”

Eisner moves into his new position with 17 years of product
development, sales and marketing experience including six years within Harris
and the former Leitch Technology business that Harris acquired in 2005.
An industry veteran, he has a diverse background including senior leadership
positions in wireless broadband, new media advertising and telecommunications

Harris Broadcast Communications provides products, systems,
and services that deliver interoperable workflow solutions that span the entire
broadcast delivery chain. The Harris ONE approach brings together highly
integrated and cost-effective products that are ideal for emerging media
business models and for customers upgrading media operations to digital and
high-definition services.

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