Thomas Vecchiolla, formerly vice president of business development and strategy for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, has been named president of Raytheon International Inc., the missile maker’s international business organization.
Raytheon said Thursday that Vecchiolla will be responsible for leading Raytheon’s international business team, will be based in D.C. and report to John Harris, recently named Raytheon International CEO and a VP of BD at Raytheon.
“Tom’s impressive depth of industry knowledge and strong customer relationships, combined with his political expertise and military background, provide him with a strong foundation to advance Raytheon’s focus on global growth and customer success, ” said Harris.
In Vecchiolla’s former VP role at Raytheon IDS, he oversaw customer focused marketing and helped implement strategies to win global businesses.
Prior to joining Raytheon in 2002, Vecchiolla worked for Commerce One e-Government Solutions.
The retired captain served in the U.S. Navy for 22 years and was also a principal advisor for national security and military affairs to Sen. Olympia Snowe.