Raytheon Technologies, a global leader in aerospace manufacturing and defense systems, has announced the appointment of Dantaya Williams to Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). AS CHRO, Williams will lead all of the company's HR functions and initiatives and will report directly to Raytheon Technologies CEO Greg Hayes.
"Dantaya has a proven track record in leading transformation throughout our organization with a focus on the development of innovative talent strategies to drive business growth," said Hayes. "With over 20 years at the company, Dantaya will leverage her skills and experience to lead a dynamic and global HR function that is critical to establishing Raytheon Technologies as the premier employer in aerospace and defense worldwide."
Williams replaces Doug Balsbough, who retires after successfully guiding and closing the recent merger of the Raytheon Company and United Technologies (UTC).
Williams was most recently Vice President of Human Resources for the Commercial Engines division of Pratt & Whitney (a Raytheon Technologies subsidiary) and in the role led key initiatives in employee relations, diversity, talent, and HR transformation. Prior to that, Williams worked at United Technologies and Carrier Corporation for 11 years. She earned her bachelor's in Psychology and masters degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University.