Christopher Calio is chief operating officer of Raytheon Technologies Corporation. He oversees the company’s four business units, as well as its functions for technology, engineering, enterprise services, digital, operations, quality, supply chain, and environmental, health and safety.
Calio brings a broad range of experience in business
management, strategy and legal matters. Most recently he
was president of Pratt & Whitney, where he led more than
36,000 employees in a business that designs, manufactures
and services aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. He
also served as president of Pratt & Whitney’s Commercial
Engines business, where he led development, program
management, sales, customer support and aftermarket
services of the company’s portfolio of large commercial
engines, including the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine family.
He joined the former United Technologies Company in 2005
as an assistant counsel and served in multiple leadership
positions at that company: he served as chief of staff for
the United Technologies chairman and CEO; led the legal
department of Pratt & Whitney’s Commercial Engines business
during the development and launch of the Airbus A320neo program, and played a key role in the company’s acquisition
of Rolls-Royce’s share in the International Aero Engines
collaboration. He also served as vice president and general
counsel for UTC Aerospace Systems, now Collins Aerospace.
Calio holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Trinity
College and two degrees — an MBA and a law degree — from
the University of Connecticut.
*Effective March 1, 2023, Chris Calio will expand his role to president and chief operating officer, Raytheon Technologies.