ITT Space Systems appoints Edward Morris as executive director of strategic business development

ROCHESTER, N.Y. January 8, 2009 - ITT Corporation announced that Edward M. Morris has joined ITT Space Systems Division as executive director of strategic business development. He will be responsible for strategic program and business development of GPS navigation systems and additional space-related capabilities, focusing on establishing client relationships and opportunities in response to emerging customer requirements.

Morris has more than 25 years of management, policy and executive experience. He was executive director for the Office of Space Commercialization, Department of Commerce, where he served as industry liaison within the executive branch to ensure the U.S. government maximized the use of space goods and services. He was also responsible for effective implementation of positioning, navigation and timing; commercial remote sensing and related space policies.

Before his appointment, Morris was senior director of Washington operations for Orbital Sciences Corporation responsible for developing new space and defense strategic opportunities and held a number of program management positions. Early in his career, he served in the Air Force in a variety of acquisition and operational space assignments and is currently a Colonel in the Air Force Reserve.

Morris received a master's degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and a bachelor's degree in engineering from Rutgers University. He is also a graduate of the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government Program for senior executives in national and international security.

"Ed's knowledge and experience will be incredibly valuable as we continue expanding our space business," said Chris Young, president of ITT Space Systems Division.

ITT's Space Systems Division provides innovative remote sensing and navigation solutions to customers in the Department of Defense, intelligence, space science and commercial aerospace to help them visualize and understand critical events happening on Earth, in the air, or in space in time to take effective action. Leveraging comprehensive capabilities, Space Systems' solutions span from image and data collection through processing and dissemination. Key applications include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; high-resolution commercial imaging; space science; meteorology and Earth sciences; GPS navigation; image and data processing and dissemination; and space control and missile defense. For more information on ITT's Space Systems Division, please visit <>

About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation ( is a diversified high-technology engineering and manufacturing company dedicated to creating more livable environments, enabling communications and providing protection and safety. The company plays an important role in vital markets including water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. ITT employs approximately 40,000 people serving customers in more than 50 countries. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated $9 billion in 2007 sales.

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  • Mits Gerlack RDH April 06, 2010
    Reviewed by 'Lodi CA'
    PLEASE Forward ASAP! THANKYOU This reply e-mail to Ed Morris. Hey, Stranger So Very Proud of YOU!! CONGRATS, Eddie. Don't forget to include YOUR Personal e-mail. I will fill you in on your e-mail. I no longer live in CA. I'm in Las Vegas NV. I hope all is well with you & your family! Reach me at ( ) 209 642-0977 Sincerely, Mits

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