SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced Anshooman Aga, executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), was named the 2019 "CFO of the Year" in the public company category by the San Diego Business Journal. In its 13th year, the CFO of the Year Awards recognizes contributions to company growth, leadership and community involvement by top financial executives in the San Diego area. Winners of the "CFO of the Year" awards were selected by a panel of independent judges, comprised of the region's financial leaders.
Aga oversees the financial operations of Cubic's three business divisions: Cubic Transportation Systems, Cubic Global Defense and Cubic Mission Solutions. Under his leadership, fiscal year 2018 was a record-breaking year for Cubic. Sales for the company grew by nine percent to $1.2 billion and the market cap increase was over $600 million, a 44% increase from the prior year. Cubic secured future growth by achieving record bookings and finished the year with a backlog of $4.1 billion – the highest in its history.
"Throughout the last few years, Cubic has transformed as an organization through investments that drive our growth, accelerate innovation, improve our cost structure and facilitate better collaboration across the enterprise," said Bradley H. Feldmann, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Cubic Corporation. "Anshooman has played a pivotal role in our transformation and I am proud he is part of our team."
"I am humbled to receive the honor of CFO of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal," said Aga. "Cubic's success is not possible without our committed employees who work hard to win the customer every day. I look forward to delivering value for our customers, employees and shareholders in the years to come."
Aga is focused on transforming Cubic into a unified global corporation with superior and diverse talent, absolute customer focus, innovation, collaboration, cost-effective enterprise systems and impeccable ethics.
Aga received an MBA with Honors from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College, where he majored in Accounting and Finance. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Troy University, where he graduated summa cum laude.
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.
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