UNH's Whittemore School Distinguished Lecture Series Features Raytheon CEO Daniel Burnham Oct. 20

By Sharon Keeler
UNH News Bureau

DURHAM, N.H. -- The Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire continues its Distinguished Speaker Series Wednesday, Oct. 20, with Raytheon Company president and chief executive officer Daniel Burnham.

He will speak at 4 p.m. in the Courtyard Reading Room of Dimond Library. A reception follows. His talk is free and open to the public.

"We are pleased to welcome Mr. Burnham to campus," says Michael Merenda, interim dean of the Whittemore School. "With Mr. Burnham at its helm, Raytheon continues to build on its reputation as one of the nation's top defense contractors. His view of the future of the defense industry and the business world in general will make for an intriguing talk."

Merenda also notes that Burnham earned his master's degree in business administration from UNH in 1970.

Raytheon Company, headquartered in Lexington, Mass., is a global technology leader with thousands of employees worldwide. The company provides state-of-the-art products and services in the areas of commercial and defense electronics, engineering and construction, and business and special mission aircraft. Raytheon has operations throughout the United States and serves customers in more than 80 countries.

Prior to assuming the presidency of Raytheon, Burnham was vice chairman and a member of the board of directors of the AlliedSignal Corporation, where he was responsible for six businesses with $8 billion in revenues. He also is former vice president of the Carborundum Company.

For more information or to reserve your seat, call 603-862-1983.

October 13, 1999

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