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June 20th, 2017

MHVC, Harris' Spin-Off, Secures Strong Security Expertise of Three New Executives 

"We are coming out of the gate ready to strongly compete in the mission critical domains of cyber, space, and intelligence. We envision great opportunities ahead, as we build the leadership team that will maximize results for all stakeholders," Stu Shea, CEO of MHVC Acquisition Corporation, formerly Harris Corporation’s Government Services business, after having named three new executives with strong experience in the national security sector to his leadership team. The company, MHVC Acquisition Corporation, will soon launch its new brand.

The three security executive experts are:

  • Jeremy Wensinger has been named chief operating officer (COO)
  • James Winner chief legal officer and general counsel
  • Robert Giannetta chief information officer (CIO)


Jeremy Wensinger

CEO Stu Shea said that these executives understand the competitive environment, are committed to quality outcomes, and know how to drive business growth and deliver mission success.

Wensinger was most recently principal at Augusta Management Strategies. He was president of PAE’s National Security and Solutions business following his service as COO of GTSI, and chairman and president of Cobham Defense Systems. He spent 20 years with Harris Corporation, where he served as president of the IT Services business and group president of the Government Communications Systems division. He serves on the advisory board of the University of South Florida School of Business.

Jim Winner

Winner comes from GardaWorld Federal Services, where he was chief legal officer and general counsel. Earlier, he served in division general counsel positions for Northrop Grumman, ITT Corporation and Exelis Inc. He also practiced law with Barnes & Thornburg LLP and worked as in-house counsel for Rolls-Royce Corporation and Cummins Inc. Winner is a U.S. Air Force veteran and a board member of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. He was named the 2016 National Capital Region Outstanding Chief Legal Officer by the Association of Corporate Counsel.

Rob Giannetta

Giannetta’s last position was as a partner for technology advisory services at CAUSA Talent Source, a professional services firm. Previously, he was vice president and CIO of the professional services contractor, USIS. His earlier career included management roles at Nextel, Sprint, and BAE Systems, where he evolved to vice president and business technology officer. Giannetta is a U.S. Navy veteran and serves on the board of directors for Operation Homefront. 

MHVC, formerly Harris Corporation’s Government Services business, provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission critical programs and systems. MHVC's experience provides highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a major partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States.