Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has announced it has selected Jim Ullman as the 2019 Air Traffic Controller of the Year, the company said.
Ullman, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association´s Director of Safety and Technology, spent 26 years as an air traffic controller, beginning and ending his facility career in the Seattle Air Route Traffic Control Center.
He is widely recognized for his contributions to the quality and efficiency of America´s air traffic system, as well as his leadership in representing the technology and safety interests of over 20,000 controllers nationwide.
Established by Raytheon, the award honors controllers for outstanding efforts to improve air traffic control quality, safety or efficiency.
Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of USD 27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Raytheon provides electronics, mission systems integration, C5I products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries.