Mark Nicol, former program director forÂ Standard Missiles 1Â andÂ 2Â at RaytheonÂ (NYSE: RTN), has been appointed president of the global defense contractor’sÂ business in Canada.
Raytheon said FridayÂ NicolÂ will be based in Canadian capitalÂ 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, â said Thomas Vecchiolla, president of the company’s Raytheon InternationalÂ 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 businessÂ development workÂ in India and New Zealand for Raytheon’s Australia-based subsidiary.