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RapidSOS Appoints Former Raytheon Chair, CEO William Swanson to Advisory Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 13, 2017 — RapidSOS has named William Swanson, former Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) chairman and CEO, to the advisory board of the New York-based emergency communications technology company, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Swanson has at least 40 years of experience in cybersecurity, defense and communications, RapidSOS said Tuesday. He held various …

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Thomas Kennedy Named Raytheon Board Chairman; Adm. Vern Clark Comments

Thomas Kennedy, CEO of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has been elected to serve as chairman of the company’s board of directors beginning on Oct. 1. Kennedy will succeed William Swanson, who will retire from Raytheon on Sept. 30 after serving as chairman of the board since 2004, Raytheon said Monday. “On behalf …

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Thomas Kennedy to Become Raytheon CEO March 31; William Swanson to Retire

Thomas Kennedy, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) since April 2013, will serve as CEO of the defense technology maker starting on March 31. William Swanson, CEO for 10 years and a 41-year company veteran, will retire from the chief executive role on that date …

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CIO Rebecca Rhoads Adds Global Business Services President Role at Raytheon; William Swanson Comments

Rebecca Rhoads,  chief information officer and a vice president at Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN), has added the role of president of Raytheon’s global business services group. Rhoads will oversee related Raytheon operations across supply chain management, finance, information technology, human resources and advanced media services,  Raytheon said Friday. Rhaods will be …

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Raytheon Eyes $5B in Defense Sales from Middle East; William Swanson, Dave Wajsgras Comment

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) looks to close defense-related transactions worth between $4 billion and $5 billion with Middle East countries within weeks, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes CEO William Swanson spoke with leaders from Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia about missile defense orders. Swanson told an investor conference that missile …

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John Harris Appointed Raytheon International CEO; William Swanson Comments

John Harris II, formerly a business unit general manager at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has been promoted to CEO and vice president of business development for Raytheon International, the missile maker’s international business organization. The appointment is effective immediately and he succeeds Thomas Culligan, who will retire from the company Dec. 31 after …

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Raytheon Forecasts Increased Int’l Patriot System Demand; William Swanson Comments

Raytheon officials expect the company to receive new orders and system upgrade contracts for the Patriot air and missile defense system during the second half of 2013, Reuters reported Sunday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the company has invested more than $400 million over the last four years in a Patriot modernization …

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Thomas Kennedy Named Raytheon COO In Realignment; William Swanson Comments

Dr. Thomas Kennedy, a former Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) company vice president and president of the integrated defense systems business, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer. The company appointed Kennedy to the newly-created position as it is also realigning its business structure, expanding three business segments …

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Raytheon CIO Rebecca Rhoads to Lead New Shared Services Org; William Swanson Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has appointed Rebecca Rhoads, vice president and chief information officer, to lead a new organization responsible for deploying enterprise shared services across the company. The company said Rhoads will continue serving in her current roles along with leading the new global business services group. William Swanson, chairman …

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Raytheon Elects Ret. Gen. James Cartwright to Board of Directors

Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Cartwright has been elected to Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) board of directors, Raytheon announced Friday. From 2007 to 2011, Cartwright served as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The 40-year veteran retired from the military in August 2011. Cartwright currently serves as Harold Brown …

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