Nominee for 
Member-at-Large

 

Wesley Covell
Vice President, Middle East Business Development, Harris Corporation

AmCham Member for 3 years, currently Platinum Member
U.S. Citizen

Wesley "Wes" Covell is Harris Corporation’s Vice President of Middle East Business Development. Harris provides advanced communications and information systems that solve the mission critical challenges of its customers worldwide. Additionally, he serves as the Managing Director of Harris Atlas Systems, LLC, a joint venture between Harris Corporation and Atlas Telecom, a U.A.E.-based technology leader. Wes is an active member of AmCham Abu Dhabi and currently serves on the Board of Directors. He chairs the Membership Committee and the Defense Committee, and facilitated the Defense, Aerospace, and Security roundtable at the Roundtable Summit. He is chairman of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) Abu Dhabi Country Council. Prior to moving to Abu Dhabi, he was Chairman of the Military Communications Conference Board, and served on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida and the Board of Directors of the United Way of Brevard County. He earned a BS degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University and an MS in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University. Wes and his wife Sherry call Melbourne, Florida, home. They have one son, Benjamin, who recently graduated from medical school at the University of Pittsburgh.  
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