TJX Elects Swanson To Board Of Directors

The TJX Companies, Inc. has elected William Swanson to its board of directors.

Swanson is the former chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company, a technology and innovation firm specializing in defense, security and civil markets. He was Raytheon’s chairman and CEO from January 2004 to March 2014, and chairman until he retired in September 2014, after a 42-year career with the company.

Ben Cammarata, chairman of the board of The TJX Companies, Inc. commented, “We are very pleased to welcome Bill Swanson to our board of directors. Bill brings extensive experience in leading a global Fortune 200 company. We see his deep international knowledge as a complement to our board as we continue to pursue our successful growth as a global, value retailer. On behalf of our board, we are looking forward to working with Bill as we move toward becoming a $40 billion company and beyond.”