DUBAI -- The Broadcast Communications Division of Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has set up a presence in the UAE and the greater Middle East with a new office in Dubai Media City.
Two local industry experts have been appointed. Jamal Khalili, a systems specialist (ex-Pinnacle Systems, NewTV and NBN Television in Beirut), and Sohail Shafi a technical sales specialist (ex-Salam Technical Services, the Leitch reseller in Dubai; Omnix International; and the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation.
The move follows the recent appointment of Said Bacho of the first general manager in the Middle East for Harris' Leitch business unit.
Harris says it has a number of high-profile customers in the region, including Arab Radio & Television (ART) in Jordan Media City in Amman, Jordan; Al-Rai in Kuwait; JCC in Qatar; and the Iraqi Media Network.