Reports: Harris Morris Out at Harris Broadcast

Harris Morris, CEO of Harris Broadcast, is leaving the company as of today, according to various reports.

Harris Morris

Harris Morris

The news was announced internally on Tuesday via a company memo sent by chairman of the board Carl Vogel, which was obtained by Joe Zaller at Devoncroft.

No definitive reason was given for Morris’ departure, though the memo did say that the decision was “based on discussions with the board of directors of Harris Broadcast.”

The memo also stated that a new CEO would be announced Tuesday, July 9.

Morris was named CEO of Harris Broadcast under Harris Corp. in February of 2010, and he subsequently saw the company through its divesture from the corporation.

He was previously vice president and general manager of the Media and Workflow area of Broadcast Communications.

Before joining Harris in January of 2008, he was chief strategy officer of the Thomson Learning Division of Thomson Corp. Before that, he was with Bain & Co.