2016 John Harris
John D. Harris II
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Vice President, Business Development, Raytheon Company, Chief Executive Officer, Raytheon International, Inc.
John Harris is vice president of Business Development for Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), and chief executive officer of Raytheon International, Inc. Raytheon Company, with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Harris is responsible for Raytheon’s worldwide sales and marketing, international business, government relations and business strategy. He is also responsible for developing and leading the execution of Raytheon’s business strategy. Harris served as Raytheon’s executive diversity champion from January 2007 to December 2008, leading the Executive Diversity Leadership Team and providing strategic direction for the company’s diversity and inclusion efforts.