Fred A. (Fritz) Treyz has extensive experience in global business development and transportation management. In his most recent position during his 14 years at Raytheon Company, Fritz served as Vice President in India for the Network Centric Systems division. He secured key contracts for Raytheon while working closely with Indian government agencies (Indian Space Research Organisation, Airports Authority of India, and Ministry of Defence) and private conglomerates such as Tata Group and Larsen & Toubro to modernize India’s satellite navigation (GAGAN), airport infrastructure, and military hardware.
Prior to his effort in India, Fritz was the Business Development Executive for Raytheon Airspace Management and Homeland Security. He led a team of professionals that pursued strategic opportunities to provide air traffic control solutions in the US and more than 70 other countries. Fritz also structured and negotiated complex transactions with government organizations like the Federal Aviation Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, as well as with their counterparts worldwide.
Earlier at Raytheon, Fritz led teams that worked on major warfighting transformation programs for the US military, including the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System, and on the FAA’s Wide Area Augmentation System and Long Range Radar programs. He drove intricate initiatives across Raytheon’s seven businesses to produce integrated solutions for customers.
At Raytheon, Fritz earned a reputation for winning critical contracts by developing novel capture strategies. During his tenure there, Fritz and his teams consistently exceeded annual bookings plans, and brought in more than $2.2 billion in domestic and international contracts, many of which produce recurring sales for Raytheon.
Prior to Raytheon, Fritz had a 26 year career in the US Army armor branch in which he commanded units from platoon to brigade level. Among his many assignments, Fritz was the Chief of Staff of the Armor School at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He served as the Armor Branch Chief at the Army Personnel Command in Washington, DC, and was the Deputy Chief of Congressional Activities for the Chief of Staff of the Army in Washington, DC.
Fritz has written on global security issues. Most recently, he authored “How Africa Can Lead the World in Transportation Innovation and Security Management,” in The Africa Journal; and “Raytheon System of Elements Net-Centric Operation's Next Step," in India Strategic Magazine.
Education: B.S. Business Administration, Arizona State University; M.S. Education, Troy University; US Army Armor and Infantry Schools; Joint Forces Staff College; Harvard University National Security Fellowship; Thunderbird School of Global Management