Harris Broadcast has announced new senior management appointments. Steve Foreman has been named president of global operations and services, and Jeff Liening will serve as senior vice president of global sales operations.
“With our customers and partners facing significant technology and industry transformations, Harris Broadcast is aggressively focused on shaping our vision, product roadmaps and go-to-market strategy to address these unique challenges and opportunities,” said CEO Charlie Vogt.
Foreman joins the company from private equity financier Texas Pacific Group, where he was senior advisor for seven years supporting management teams during strategic and operational transformations, including Freescale Semiconductor, Avaya and Armstrong Worldwide Industries, a release explained.
Prior to joining TPG, Foreman was the senior vice president of professional services and delivery at E2open, a provider of supply chain software. He was an executive at Solectron for more than eight years before E2open.
Liening joins Harris Broadcast from Genband, where he was most recently senior vice president of global sales operations. Prior to Genband, he held various sales management positions at Sycamore Networks, Lucent Technologies, Ascend Communications and Cascade Communications.
Liening began his career with the U.S. Department of Defense (U.S. Air Force), providing advanced communications and satellite imagery network engineering support to the Defense Information Systems Agency in the area of secure broadcast and terrestrial network-based voice, video and data technologies.