RTX names Phil Jasper as President of Raytheon

RTX announced Phil Jasper has been appointed president of Raytheon and will report to President and Chief Operating Officer Christopher T. Calio.

Jasper, a 31-year aerospace and defense veteran, succeeds Wesley D. Kremer who will retire from the company at the end of Q1 2024.

As president of Raytheon, Jasper, 55, will serve as a member of the RTX senior leadership team and will be responsible for leading the business and its industry-leading franchises in missile defense, air-to-air missiles, fire control radars, and electro-optical/infra-red systems.

Earlier, in 2018, Jasper was named president of Collins Aerospace’s Mission Systems strategic business unit, responsible for delivering military, government and civil solutions to help customers worldwide safely and successfully complete their most complex missions.

He transitioned commercial aerospace technologies to the defense sector, delivering innovation in battlefield communications and networking solutions.

In addition, Jasper designed, developed and integrated multiple mission-specific capabilities for military aircraft, including airdrop; refueling; intercept; and guidance and control products and functions.

Additional Leadership Appointments

Following Jasper’s appointment, several other executive leadership changes aligned with the company’s succession plan are effective:-

  • Troy Brunk has been named president of Collins Aerospace’s Mission Systems unit.
  • Heather Robertson has been named chief operating officer for Collins Aerospace’s Mission Systems.
  • Nathan Boelkins has been named president of Collins Aerospace’s Avionics unit.

About RTX

RTX is the world’s largest aerospace and defense company having more than 180,000 global employees.

Through industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon – the company is advancing aviation, engineering integrated defense systems for operational success, and developing next-generation technology solutions and manufacturing to help global customers address their most critical challenges.

The company, with 2022 sales of $67 billion, is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

Source: https://www.rtx.com/news/news-center/2024/01/04/rtx-names-phil-jasper-as-president-raytheon