Former Raytheon executive John Johnson joins GM Defense as a Business Development VP

Former Raytheon executive John Johnson joins GM Defense as a Business Development VP

His responsibilities also include customer engagement and strategic planning work to pursue government programs across the globe.

In his new capacity, Johnson will aim to identify growth opportunities in the military vehicle, propulsion, power, autonomy and mobility segments, GM Defense said Thursday.

Highlights

  • He previously led customer engagement and government integrated services within Raytheon‚Äôs intelligence and space business.

  • Johnson replaces Angela Ambrose, who has held the BD VP post on an interim basis since March 2020 and returned to her full-time role as VP of government relations and communications.

During his more than 35-year Army career, Johnson was assigned to the Department of Defense in various senior positions such as director of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization.