Mercury Systems names Christine Fox Harbison as EVP, CGO

Mercury Systems, Inc. of Andover, MA, announced on March 2 the appointment of Christine Fox Harbison as executive vice president and chief growth officer, effective March 6.

Reporting to Mercury CEO Mark Aslett, Harbison will be responsible for executing the company’s growth strategy, driving enterprise-level capture and proposal efforts, leading strategic account management, and developing global technology partnerships and initiatives.

Harbison joins the company from Northrop Grumman’s Defense Systems sector, where she served as vice president and general manager of the combat systems and mission readiness division. Prior to that, she was vice president of Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Ground Sensors business unit and held roles of increasing importance at Raytheon Company. Harbison holds an MS in computer science from Old Dominion University and a BS in computer science and mathematics from the University of Maine. She is an active member of The Forum for Executive Women, the Women in Defense Organization, and the National Defense Industrial Association.

“We are exceptionally pleased to welcome Christine to the Mercury leadership team,” said CEO Mark Aslett. “With an impressive track record of driving growth, developing new markets, and building successful partnerships over three decades in defense and commercial technology business, she will be instrumental in executing our growth strategy for long-term value creation.”

“Positioned at the intersection of high-tech and defense, Mercury is poised to expand its critical role in the U.S. defense industrial base,” said Harbison. “I am thrilled by the opportunity to make leading-edge commercial technologies profoundly more accessible to the national security missions that keep our nation safe.”

Source: Mercury

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