Mercury Systems, Inc., has appointed Christine Fox Harbison as executive vice president and chief growth officer. She will report to Mercury CEO Mark Aslett.
“Positioned at the intersection of high-tech and defense, Mercury is poised to expand its critical role in the U.S. defense industrial base,” Harbison said.
“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.”
In her new role, Harbison will execute the company’s growth strategy, drive enterprise-level capture and proposal efforts, lead strategic account management and develop global technology partnerships and initiatives.
Prior to joining Mercury Systems, Harbison was with Northrop Grumman’s Defense Systems sector, where she was vice president and general manager of the Combat Systems and Mission Readiness division. Before that, she was vice president of Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Ground Sensors business unit and held roles of increasing importance at Raytheon Co.
“We are exceptionally pleased to welcome Christine to the Mercury leadership team,” Aslett said. “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.”
Harbison is also an active member of The Forum for Executive Women, the Women in Defense Organization and the National Defense Industrial Association.