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Kurt Amend Named Raytheon Saudi Arabia Operations President; Thomas Vecchiolla Comments

Raytheon logoTYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 23, 2016 — Kurt Amend, who joined Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) in 2011,  has been appointed to succeed the retiring Lou Laroche as president of the company’s operations in  Saudi Arabia, GovConExecutive reported Thursday.

Amend previously served as vice president of foreign policy and national security affairs within Raytheon’s international business as well as a director in charge of the unit’s business development operations, the company said Wednesday.

“Having commemorated our 50th anniversary in Saudi Arabia earlier this year, Raytheon and our Saudi customers have built a strong foundation together to help provide for the safety and security of the Kingdom, ” said Thomas Vecchiolla,  Raytheon International president and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2016.

“Kurt has vast experience in the Gulf region, which will serve him well in upholding our commitments to Saudi Arabia, and in partnering on endeavors to support the Kingdom’s 2030 vision.”

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