Alan Levesque is the vice president and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (CECO) within the Raytheon Office of the General Counsel based in Arlington, Virginia. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Reporting directly to the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Levesque oversees global trade, ethics and international agreements in the ethics and compliance organization. He and his team establish standards and implement procedures to ensure Raytheon’s ethics and compliance programs throughout the enterprise are effective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting and correcting misconduct and noncompliance with applicable laws, regulations and Raytheon policies.
Previously, Levesque was vice president and counsel for Lockheed Martin, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, where he led development of an industry-leading and sustainable international trade compliance function for that highly-regulated global business.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Levesque was assistant general counsel at Hamilton Sundstrand Corp. and associate general counsel at Pratt & Whitney Engines.
Levesque served as vice president, general counsel and Chief Financial Officer for Nufern, Inc., held assistant general counsel and executive assistant positions for Otis Elevator and United Technologies Corp., respectively, and practiced as a civil litigation lawyer for Day Pitney LLP.
Levesque is a former United States Army Field Artillery officer, serving on active duty from 1980 to 1986.
Levesque received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University in New York.