SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB) today announced the appointment of Dan Hedstrom as vice president and chief information officer (CIO) to lead a broad range of information technology (IT) initiatives in support of the company's 5,600+ employees in 75 locations worldwide. Hedstrom will manage Cubic's global IT team, including information security and platform services as well as business support. Hedstrom will report to Bradley H. Feldmann, chairman, president and chief executive officer.
"Dan's extensive experience transforming global IT operations and his passion and commitment to delivering excellent service both internally for Cubic and for our customers makes him a dynamic leader for Cubic's global IT department," said Feldmann. "Dan will provide strategic and execution leadership as we continue to align our IT functions with strategic business objectives."
Before transitioning to CIO for Cubic, he served as the vice president of system solutions and services for the Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division. He oversaw CTS' commercial IT team in North America, U.K. and Australia where he established Cubic's first Global Operations Center located in Stockton-on-Tees, U.K. serving CTS' global customer base. Prior to Cubic, Hedstrom was the senior director of IT for Newport Corporation, a high-tech manufacturer of photonics technology, where he led global IT Operations while the company transformed the business with the implementation of a global enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform.
Hedstrom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is an advisory board member for the Technology Services Industry Association and a member of the Society for Information Management.
About Cubic Corporation
Cubic is a technology-driven, market-leading provider of integrated solutions that increase situational understanding for transportation, defense C4ISR and training customers worldwide to decrease urban congestion and improve the militaries' effectiveness and operational readiness.Our teams innovate to make a positive difference in people's lives. We simplify their daily journeys. We promote mission success and safety for those who serve their nation. For more information about Cubic, please visit www.cubic.com or on Twitter @CubicCorp.