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Raytheon executive named among the 'Most Powerful Executives' in America by Black Enterprise magazine

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- John D. Harris, president of Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC and a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) vice president, was selected by Black Enterprise magazine for its 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America list.

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Black Enterprise featured its top 100 list in a September 2012 cover story following six months of research, according to the publication.

Each executive chosen holds a senior position at one of the top 1,000 publicly traded companies or at an international company grossing revenues of $1 billion or more. This is the fourth time the list has been generated since 1998.  

Black Enterprise President and CEO, Earl "Butch" Graves, stated, "All of us at Black Enterprise are thrilled to highlight John's contribution to his company, the industry and to the legacy of professional success that will inspire future generations of executive leadership."

Harris began his career 29 years ago at Raytheon in the company's Leadership Development Program. Throughout his career, Harris has held several key positions within the company. Today, he is responsible for leading Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC, one of six businesses within Raytheon, focused on providing training, logistics and engineering solutions to mission support, homeland security, counterterrorism, space, civil aviation and commercial markets.

About Raytheon
Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 90 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. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @raytheon.

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