Board of Directors


James A. WInnefeld, Jr.

James A. Winnefeld Jr.

Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

James A. Winnefeld Jr. is a member of the Raytheon Technologies Board of Directors. He brings expertise in government, the defense industry, risk management and senior leadership.

Adm. Winnefeld served as a member of the Raytheon Company board from 2017 until the closing of the merger between Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corporation, when he became a member of the Raytheon Technologies board.

He is a retired four-star admiral and was the ninth vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His 37-year U.S. Navy career includes having served as commander of U.S. Northern Command and of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. His operational commands include having served as commander of the U.S. Sixth Fleet, and of Allied Joint Command Lisbon.

Adm. Winnefeld serves on the boards of directors of Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, Cytec Defense Materials and Enterprise Holdings, Inc.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.