Arlington, Virginia, January 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Technologies Corporation (NYSE: RTX ) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Leanne G. Caret as a director. Caret is an experienced aerospace and defense industry leader, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to The Boeing Company.
“Leanne Caret is one of the most accomplished leaders in our industry,” said Raytheon Technologies CEO and Chairman Greg Hayes“Focused on the rapid deployment of highly complex systems, she has driven the development of breakthrough technology solutions throughout her tenure. Raytheon Technologies and our shareholders will benefit greatly from her leadership philosophy that puts customers and people first.”
Prior to his current position, Caret served as executive vice president of The Boeing Company and president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, which provides solutions to defense, government, space, intelligence and security customers. Caret previously served as president of Boeing’s Global Services and Support organization; chief financial officer of defense, space and security; vice president and general manager of Vertical Lift; vice president of the H-47 program; and general manager of Global Transportation and Execution Systems.
Caret holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Kansas State University and MBA Wichita State University.
For the fifth year in a row, Fortune named Caret to its 2021 list of Most Powerful Women. In addition to being a 2019 inductee into the International Women’s Pioneers in Aviation Hall of Fame, Caret is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Aeronautics and Astronautics.She is also a member of the George W. Bush Institute’s Women’s Initiatives Policy Advisory Committee; Board of Directors Kansas State University Foundation; Deere & Company’s Board of Directors; USO Council of Governors; and Board Member of FIRST, a leading nonprofit serving youth dedicated to advancing STEM education.
About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services to commercial, military and government customers worldwide. The company’s four industry-leading businesses — Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space, and Raytheon Missiles & Defense — provide solutions that push the boundaries of avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics, and quantum physics. solution.Formed in 2020 from the merger of Raytheon and United Technologies’ aerospace businesses, the company is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
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