SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 16, 2012) - Cubic Transportation Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) and the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions, has appointed Ab Jenkins as the company's new general counsel and secretary.
Jenkins had previously served as senior counsel of ethics and compliance for Cubic Corporation.
As general counsel, Jenkins will work with management to plan and direct all aspects of the company's legal affairs, and help coordinate its legal activity worldwide. He also will provide legal counsel for contracts and subcontracts with domestic and international customers, agents and representatives.
"Ab's extensive experience with Cubic Corporation has solidified the strengths we need for the growth and complexity of our business going forward and we are pleased that he has been promoted to our team," said Steve Shewmaker, president of Cubic Transportation Systems worldwide. "His contracts and acquisitions background are integral to our future direction as we expand into more diversified technologies for managing fare collection and ticketing, including account-based systems that will accept bank cards and other open forms of payment, as well as NFC-enabled mobile phone payment."
Jenkins has been with Cubic since June 2003. He acted as primary legal counsel for Cubic Global Tracking Solutions and Cubic Security Systems in addition to managing the Cubic Corporation Ethics and Compliance program and providing legal support to Cubic Corporation and all its subsidiaries, including acquisitions, benefits, real estate and other corporate related support.
He is a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, where he received his juris doctorate, and of Brigham Young University, where he received a bachelor's degree in Japanese. During law school he also clerked for the Civil Division of the United States Attorney Office for the Southern District of California in San Diego, California.
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) is the parent company of three major business segments: Defense Systems, Mission Support Services and Transportation Systems. Cubic® Transportation Systems, Inc., is the world's leading turnkey solution provider of automated fare collection systems for public transport including bus, bus rapid transit, light rail, commuter rail, heavy rail, ferry and parking. Cubic's solutions and services include system design, central computer systems, equipment design and manufacturing, device-level software, integration, test, installation, warranty, maintenance, computer hosting services, call centre services, card management and distribution services, financial clearing and settlement, multi-application support and outsourcing services.
Every year, nearly 10 billion rides are taken worldwide using Cubic fare collection systems. Cubic has delivered over 400 projects in 40 major markets on five continents. Active projects include London; Brisbane (Southeast Queensland) region, Australia; New York/New Jersey region; Washington, D.C./Baltimore/Virginia region; Los Angeles region; San Diego region; San Francisco region; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Chicago; Atlanta region; Miami (South Florida) region; Vancouver and Edmonton, Canada; Sydney (New South Wales), Australia; and Scandinavia.
Cubic Defense Systems is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems, cyber technologies, asset tracking solutions, and defense electronics. Mission Support Services is a leading provider of training, operations, maintenance, technical and other support services. For more information about Cubic, see the company's Web site at www.cubic.com.