Thomas A. Kennedy
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Raytheon Company
Dr. Kennedy became Chairman on October 1, 2014 and has served as a member of Raytheon’s Board of Directors since January 2014. Dr. Kennedy became CEO in March 2014. Before serving as CEO, Dr. Kennedy was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2013 to March 2014. In this role, he led the consolidation of Raytheon’s businesses to enhance productivity, agility and affordability of company operations. From June 2010 to March 2013, Dr. Kennedy served as Vice President of the Company and President of the Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business unit. From July 2007 to June 2010, he was Vice President of the Tactical Airborne Systems product line within the Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business unit, and from May 2003 to July 2007 was Vice President of the Mission System Integration product line within the SAS business unit. Dr. Kennedy joined Raytheon in 1983 and has held positions of increasing responsibility, including as a business leader and program manager for several radar and electronic warfare systems development programs. Currently, Mr. Kennedy also serves on the Board of Directors of Forcepoint, LLC, a cybersecurity joint venture company owned by Raytheon Company with Vista Equity Partners.
Chairman of the Board