Caroline Touchstone

Eller MBA Alumni

Executive MBA

Degrees

Bachelors degree from the University of Bristol in the UK and an Executive MBA from the University of Arizona Eller business school.

Caroline is currently the Global Supply Chain Director for Patriot in Poland responsible for the material deliverables through localization partnerships with Polish supplier entities. Prior to this Caroline was Acting Director, SCM for Strategic Naval Systems product line in the legacy Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) division, based in Tucson, Arizona. Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX), with 2020 anticipated sales of $70 billion and 195,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in aerospace, defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Raytheon Technologies is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Caroline is a Chartered Accountant and qualified Program Manager with 15 years in the domestic and international aerospace and defense industry, fluent in French and Spanish. She previously led supply chain teams delivering development and production of Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicles, Standard Missiles and ESSM procurement solutions. She has been actively engaged in international supplier strategic sourcing for offset and workshare obligations for ESSM and SM2.

Prior to Raytheon supply chain, Caroline was Program Manager at Meggitt aerospace for several development and strategic projects. As program manager for the design and development of a level A commercial software pneumatic bleed air system for a Brazilian customer, Caroline led a multi-location, cross functional team from design to flight test and serial production of the subsystem for the Embraer Legacy 450/500 business jet. She also owned and managed a cross functional team for the strategic implementation of an international machine shop center of excellence and a company procurement synergy and integration in San Diego, including an SAP system transition.

Caroline has a strong finance background, previously working for Raytheon UK as Business Finance Manager across Raytheon businesses and as External Audit and Accounting Manager for KPMG. Caroline has a Bachelors degree from the University of Bristol in the UK and an Executive MBA from the University of Arizona Eller business school. Professional qualifications include a Fellowship of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) in the UK and a certified PMP.

Clubs and Organizations

  • Professional Student MBA Association - 2019 President