Defense and aerospace industry executive to succeed former lead director Edwin A. Guiles
SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cubic Corporation (CUB) today announced its board of directors approved the appointment of David F. Melcher as lead independent director. Melcher succeeds Edwin A. Guiles, who passed on June 7.
"After careful consideration, Cubic's board feels Dave will be a strong successor as lead independent director with his passion for innovation and industry expertise," said Bradley H. Feldmann, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Cubic Corporation. "He has been an asset to our board since joining last year and we thank him for his continued leadership."
Melcher is the former president and chief executive officer of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA). Prior to his role at AIA, Melcher was the president and chief executive officer of Exelis Inc. and held leadership roles at ITT Corporation. In addition to his corporate achievements, Melcher completed a distinguished 32-year career in the U.S. Army and retired as Lieutenant General.
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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