Washington, D.C.  20549



Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 22, 2019 (October 18, 2019)

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

10 Farm Springs Road
Farmington, Connecticut 06032
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(860) 728-7000

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Emerging growth company  

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock ($1 par value)
New York Stock Exchange
(CUSIP 913017 10 9)
1.125% Notes due 2021
New York Stock Exchange
(CUSIP 913017 CD9)
1.250% Notes due 2023
UTX 23
New York Stock Exchange
(CUSIP U91301 AD0)
1.150% Notes due 2024
New York Stock Exchange
(CUSIP 913017 CU1)
1.875% Notes due 2026
UTX 26
New York Stock Exchange
(CUSIP 913017 CE7)
2.150% Notes due 2030
UTX 30
New York Stock Exchange
(CUSIP 913017 CV9)
Floating Rate Notes due 2019
New York Stock Exchange
(CUSIP 913017 CS6)
Floating Rate Notes due 2020
New York Stock Exchange
(CUSIP 913017 CT4)

Item 5.02.  Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On October 22, 2019,  United Technologies Corporation (“UTC”) announced that Akhil Johri will step down from his role as Chief Financial Officer effective November 1, 2019, and will retire from UTC as of April 1, 2020 or upon the closing of the merger (the “Merger”) under the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of June 9, 2019, by and among UTC, Light Merger Sub Corp., and Raytheon Company, whichever is later.  Neil Mitchill will serve as acting Chief Financial Officer of UTC from November 1, 2019 until the closing of the Merger.  In connection with Mr. Mitchill’s role as acting Chief Financial Officer, his base salary will be increased to $650,000.

Mr. Mitchill, age 44, joined UTC in 2014 as Vice President, Global Financial Services.  In 2015, he was appointed Corporate Vice President, Controller, and in 2016 was named  Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Pratt & Whitney.  As CFO of Pratt & Whitney, Mr. Mitchill was responsible for leading Pratt & Whitney’s Finance function and helped support Pratt & Whitney’s commercial, military and global businesses during a period of significant growth.  Prior to joining UTC, Mr. Mitchill was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, where he was the Hartford Products & Services Assurance Leader, providing assurance and business advisory services for global, industrial products companies.  He has over 20 years of finance experience, which includes strong technical accounting skills and experience on complex business transactions, SEC and regulatory matters, as well as acquisitions and divestitures.  Mr. Mitchill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Providence College.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: October 22, 2019
/s/ Peter J. Graber-Lipperman
Peter J. Graber-Lipperman
Corporate Vice President, Secretary and Associate General Counsel