Raytheon Names William F. Kiczuk Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
WALTHAM, Mass., March 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has appointed William F. Kiczuk to the position of chief technology officer and vice president, reporting to Mark E. Russell, the company's vice president of Engineering, Technology and Mission Assurance.
In this role, Kiczuk will be responsible for developing and executing an integrated technology and research strategy for the company. He will chair the company's technology leadership team, which oversees Raytheon's collective research collaboration and technology opportunities. He will also represent the company on outside councils regarding technology and the defense industry.
"Bill leads with a deep understanding of our technologies from complex systems to components," said Russell. "As CTO, he'll leverage this broad domain knowledge to align Raytheon's world-class people and technology as we continue to meet our customers' most pressing needs."
Kiczuk is a Raytheon senior principal engineering fellow with nearly 30 years' experience with the company. He joins the corporate team from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems where he had been technical director and director, Strategic Architectures, since 2003.
Prior to that, Kiczuk held technical leadership positions at Raytheon Network Centric Systems where he was director of technology development efforts for the Future Combat Systems program and served as technical director of the Integrated Land Combat System department.
Raytheon Company, with 2009 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 88 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 75,000 people worldwide.
Contact: Jon Kasle 781.522.5110 (office) Jon_kasle@raytheon.com
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