Technology Today

2012 Issue 2

Raytheon Leaders


Tom Culligan

Leaders Corner

President, Senior Vice President of Business Development and CEO of Raytheon International

For nearly 40 years, Tom Culligan has held some of the most significant positions in the aerospace and defense industry, as well as on Capitol Hill. At one point early in his career, he was one of the youngest senior executives at McDonnell Douglas Corporation, serving as corporate vice president of Program Development and Marketing.

Culligan moved forward from there, to AlliedSignal as vice president of Government Operations and to Honeywell as vice president and general manager of its Defense & Space business.

Today, as Raytheon's senior vice president of Business Development and CEO of Raytheon International, Culligan melds years of business wisdom into a unique perspective of what it takes to remain successful in the global aerospace and defense market. At Raytheon, he is responsible for worldwide sales and marketing, our international business, government relations and for developing and leading the execution of the company's business strategy. He is the senior executive at Raytheon's corporate office in Washington, D.C.

Culligan's career has been characterized by a willingness to step up to diverse challenges. Prior to his corporate career, he was the legislative director for a member of the U.S. Congress and served as chief of staff for Florida's secretary of state.

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John Harris

Leaders Corner

John Harris, President, Raytheon Technical Services Company (RTSC)


John D. Harris II is the president of Raytheon Technical Services Company and is a Raytheon Company vice president. RTSC specializes in training, logistics and engineering solutions for the mission support, homeland security, space, civil aviation and counterterrorism markets.

In 2010, Harris received the Black Engineer of the Year Award. He serves on the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics NextGen Advisory Committee, the Board of the USO of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise with the U.S. Department of Commerce, and he is a member of the Council of Trustees for the Association of the United States Army.

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