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Raytheon Technologies is a leading aerospace and defense company and manufacturer of technologies for mission-critical operations. The company’s primary customer is the Department of Defense, providing the military with the latest equipment and services. Take a look at Raytheon Technologies’ leaders, founders, and executives.
About Raytheon Technologies
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Raytheon Technologies was founded in 2020 after merging two defense conglomerates, Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corporation. The merger, valued at $100 billion, puts Raytheon Technologies in second place in the world’s largest aerospace and defense contractor, ranking after Boeing Company.
Raytheon Technologies recorded an annual sales revenue of$64.4 million as of fiscal 2021. It ranked 58th in the Fortune 500 list of 2022. Winning top defense contractors according to ExecutiveBiz’ list, Raytheon Technologies placed second, ranking only after Lockheed Martin, making the company the second-largest defense contractor in the world based on revenue.
What are the subsidiaries of Raytheon Technologies?
Raytheon Technologies has four major business units.
- Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides technology solutions, such as advanced sensors, cyber solutions, and software services.
- Raytheon Missiles & Defense delivers advanced technologies for air, land, and naval warfare, counter UAS, hypersonics, and integrated sustainment.
- Collins Aerospace provides cutting-edge technologies such as advanced avionics, structures, mission, control, and power systems for leading aviation markets.
- Pratt & Whitney is an industry leader in manufacturing and servicing aircraft engines and auxiliary power units for corporate, military, and commercial plans.
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Raytheon Technologies’ headquarters is based in Arlington, Virginia. The company was previously located at Raytheon Company’s former headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. Meanwhile, the company subsidiaries are located in:
- Raytheon Intelligence & Space, Arlington, Virginia
- Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Tucson, Arizona
- Collins Aerospace, Charlotte, North Carolina
- Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Connecticut
Who is the founder of Raytheon Technologies?
Former United Technologies Corporation Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Gregory J. Hayes spearheaded the formation of Raytheon Technologies. He still serves as the Chairman and CEO of Raytheon Technologies.
Laurence K. Marshall, Vannevar Bush, and Charles G. Smith established Raytheon Company as the American Appliance Company in 1922, while Frederick Rentschler founded United Technologies Corporation as United Aircraft Corporation in 1934.
Raytheon Technologies Executives
Raytheon Technologies’ executives lead a workforce of approximately 180,000 employees across 26 offices in the U.S. Here’s a list of Raytheon Technologies’ leadership team.
Gregory J. Hayes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Gregory J. Hayes has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon Technologies since the merger in 2020. He has extensive experience in the industry, having held several senior leadership positions in operations, finance, corporate development, and business strategy. He was elected as the Chairman in 2021.
Before becoming Raytheon Technologies CEO, Hayes was named United Technologies Corporation (UTC) CEO in 2014 and Chairman in 2016. He became a part of the company in 1999 when he joined through the UTC subsidiary, Sundstrand Corporation. Previously, he served as the Chief Financial Officer at UTC from 2008 to 2014.
Christopher Calio, Chief Operating Officer
As the Chief Operating Officer at Raytheon Technologies, Cristopher Calio oversees the technology, engineering, digital, operations, supply chain, and other functions of the company and its business units. He was appointed to the position in March 2022.
Previously, Calio served as Pratt & Whitney’s President from January 2020 to February 2022 and President of Commercial Engines from 2017 to 2020. He joined the UTC conglomerate in 2005 as an assistant counsel and has assumed increasing responsibilities, including the Chief of Staff, Vice President, and General Counsel.
Neil G. Mitchill Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Neil G. Mitchill Jr. is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at Raytheon Technologies. His core responsibilities include the company’s overall financial activities, including controllership, financial reporting, analysis, investor relations, taxation, audit, and treasury. He has served in the position since April 2021.
Before assuming the position, Mitchill was the Corporate Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations at Raytheon Technologies. He held increasing responsibilities at UTC and served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Pratt & Whitney. Previously, he worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 17 years.
Dantaya Williams, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Dantaya Williams has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer since June 2020. She is responsible for global human resources strategies, including talent management, employee relations, rewards experience, and diversity.
Before the merger, Williams was with Pratt & Whitney’s Commercial Engines as the Vice President of Human Resources. Her tenure earned her several awards and recognitions, including one of the top 33 most innovative HR executives by Business Insider and Maria Miller Stewart – One Woman Makes a Difference Award from the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund in 2019.
Raja Maharajh, Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Raja Maharajh serves as the General Counsel and Executive Vice President and is responsible for all regulatory affairs, such as litigation, ethics and compliance, and other legal activities of Raytheon Technologies. He assumed office for the position in December 2021.
Previously, Maharajh was the Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO of Raytheon Technologies, serving from April 2020 to December 2021. He played a key role in advising the senior leadership team on critical issues and decision-making. He joined the company in 2004 and has held increasing responsibilities since then.
Pamela Erickson, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
As the Senior Vice President and Chief Communications at Raytheon Technologies, Pamela Erickson leads the company’s marketing, public relations, communications, corporate social responsibility, and digital efforts. She has served in the position since April 2020.
Prior to her role, Erickson has beenwith Raytheon Company for more than eight years. She served as the Vice President of Global Brand and Corporate Citizenship, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, and Vice President of Corporate Responsibility. She also assumed senior leadership roles for Deem, E*TRADE, and Cunningham Communications.
Mark E. Russell, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Mark E. Russell is the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Raytheon Technologies. He manages the company’s global initiatives in technological strategies, engineering operations, and research and development investments.
Rusell’s extensive background in technology and engineering is proven through his accomplishments, such as 16 peer-reviewed papers and 36 patents in different areas of wave components, radar applications, and missile seekers. He was also recognized for his work when he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2020.
Vince Campisi, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Services and Chief Digital Officer
Vince Campisi is the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Services and Chief Digital Officer at Raytheon Technologies. He manages the digital technology organization, responsible for mitigating risks, optimizing operations efficiency, and maximizing business growth and outcomes. He has held the position since the merger in 2020.
Previously, Campisi was with UTC as the Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer. Before joining the UTC, he was with GE Digital for four years, serving as the Chief Operation Officer, General Manager of Cloud Services, and Chief Information Officer.
Jeff Shockey, Senior Vice President of Global Government Relations
As the Senior Vice President of Global Government Relations at Raytheon Technologies, Jeff Shockey oversees all government activities of the company across international, federal, and state levels. He assumed the title in August 2021.
Before joining the company, Shockey worked with Boeing for nearly six years. He served as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Boeing Defense, Space & Security, and Government Services and Vice President of Federal Affairs and International Policy.
Paolo Dal Cin, Senior Vice President of Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, EH&S
Paolo Dal Cin is the Senior Vice President of Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, Environment, Health, & Safety. He has managed the company’s globally integrated manufacturing networks since 2020.
Before the merger, Dal Cin was with Collins Aerospace as the Senior Vice President of Operations and Quality and UTC Aerospace Systems as the Vice President of Operations & Supply Chain. He also served in key senior leadership roles at Pratt & Whitney, Pratt & Whitney Canada, and Hamilton Sundstrand.
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Other executives at Raytheon Technologies are as follows:
- Roy Azevedo, President of Raytheon Intelligence & Space
- Wesley D. Kremer, President of Raytheon Missiles & Defense
- Shane G. Eddy, President of Pratt & Whitney
- Stephen J. Timm, President of Collins Aerospace
Raytheon Technologies Board of Directors
Raytheon Technologies’ board of directors comprises experts in related industries, such as aerospace, defense, military, cybersecurity, and other similar fields. Here’s a list of Raytheon Technologies’ key decision-makers.
- Gregory J. Hayes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
- Tracy A. Atkinson
- Bernard A. Harris Jr.
- George R. Oliver
- Kelly Ortberg
- Margaret (Meghan) L. O’Sullivan
- Dinesh C. Paliwal
- Ellen M. Pawlikowski
- Denise L. Ramos
- Fredric G. Reynolds
- Brian C. Rogers
- James A. Winnefeld Jr.
- Robert O. Work
Raytheon Technologies: “Bringing Together The Most Innovative Minds”
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Raytheon Technologies leaders, founders, and executives have brought forward the brightest minds to accelerate ideas in the aviation, space, and defense industries. The company continues to provide technologies and innovations to customers worldwide.