Mark Nicol, former program director for Standard Missiles 1 and 2 at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has been appointed president of the global defense contractor’s business in Canada.
Raytheon said Friday Nicol will be based in Canadian capital city Ottawa and oversee business development and client engagement efforts in Canada for the company.
“With a proven international business track record, Mark is the right leader to serve at the point most focused on our Canadian customers, upholding our commitments and helping our most trusted ally meet today’s evolving mission requirements, ” said Thomas Vecchiolla, president of the company’s Raytheon International organization.
Nicol is a 14-year veteran of Raytheon whose roles have included program director for the Stinger missile, deputy program director for Evolved Sea Sparrow missile and program manager for the Japan Phalanx Program.
He has also led naval weapons business development work in India and New Zealand for Raytheon’s Australia-based subsidiary.