Falls Church, USA, 12 December 2006 – Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has named Ted Hengst as the President of Harris Technical Services Corporation (HTSC), a wholly owned subsidiary and industry leader in providing information technology and support services to a broad range of U.S. government agencies.
Prior to joining Harris, Mr. Hengst was senior vice president, Army Solutions, at General Dynamics Corporation in Fairfax, Virginia, where he was responsible for the division’s daily operations and integration activities. Prior to this, he was vice president and general manager of General Dynamics’ Army and Civil Solutions, where he led the capture of several large Army and Homeland Security programs.
Before joining General Dynamics, Mr. Hengst served in the U.S. Army, retiring as Colonel in 2002. His last assignment was as chief information officer (CIO) and J6 at the U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill AFB, Florida. As CIO, he was responsible for planning, funding and executing all phases of information, computing and communications resources for the 46,000-person command.
Mr. Hengst received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a master’s degree in management information systems from the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California. He will be based at HTSC’s headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia.
– About HTSC
HTSC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Corporation, serving the information technology services marketplace. The company provides world-class, cost-effective operation, maintenance, engineering, and technical support services to the U.S. government, prime contractors and other Harris divisions.