Raytheon Technologies’ board of directors has chosen Leanne Caret as a director.
An experienced aerospace and defense industry leader, Caret most recently was executive vice president and senior adviser for The Boeing Co.
“Leanne Caret is one of the most accomplished leaders in our industry,” said Raytheon Technologies CEO and Chairman Greg Hayes.
“With a focus on rapid deployment of highly complex systems, she has driven development of groundbreaking technology solutions throughout her tenure,” Hayes said. “Raytheon Technologies and our shareholders will benefit tremendously from her customer- and people-first leadership philosophy.”
Prior to her current role, Caret was executive vice president of The Boeing Co. and president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, which provides solutions for defense, government, space, intelligence and security customers.
She has served as president of Boeing’s Global Services & Support organization; Defense, Space & Security chief financial officer; vice president and general manager of Vertical Lift; vice president of H-47 Programs; and general manager of Global Transport & Executive Systems.
Fortune magazine named Caret to its Most Powerful Women list in 2021 for the fifth consecutive year. In addition to being a 2019 inductee of the Women in Aviation International Pioneer Hall of Fame, Caret is a Royal Aeronautical Society fellow and an American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics associate fellow.