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Posted on Nov 12, 2015

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently announced the appointment of Mark Nicol as president, Raytheon International Inc. in Canada, responsible for customer engagement and business development to support the company’s global growth. Nicol will be based in Ottawa. 

“Raytheon has a long heritage of in-country operations and trusted partnerships, providing Canada with the best solutions at the best value,” said Thomas A. Vecchiolla, President, Raytheon International, Inc. “With a proven international business track record, Mark is the right leader to serve at the point most focused on our Canadian customers, upholding our commitments and helping our most trusted ally meet today’s evolving mission requirements.” 

About Mark Nicol 

With Raytheon for 14 years, Nicol most recently served as a program director for Standard Missiles I and II. In 2001, he joined Raytheon Missile Systems as the program manager for the Japan Phalanx Program, and since then, Nicol took on roles of increasing responsibility including: deputy director of Phalanx international business, and regional director for Asia Pacific and India for Missile Systems business development; deputy program director for both the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile and Close in Defense Solutions; and program director for the Stinger missile. In addition, he developed the naval weapons business in Australia, New Zealand and India for Raytheon Australia. Nicol graduated from the Royal Australian Naval College. He retired as a Commander from the Royal Australian Navy after a distinguished career as a Principal Warfare Officer specializing in anti-air warfare.