Raja Maharajh, most recently chief of staff to Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes, has been appointed general counsel of the Waltham, Massachusetts-based defense and aerospace company.
He succeeds Frank Jimenez and will oversee legal and regulatory functions that include corporate governance and transactions, litigation, contracts and intellectual property, the company said Wednesday.
Maharajh joined Raytheon upon the completion of its merger with United Technologies Corp. in April 2020 and previously spent 15 years at Pratt & Whitney, which is now part of the combined company.
Earlier in his career, he worked as a manufacturing engineer at Maidenform and an attorney at Bazerman & Drangel.
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