SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) October 18, 2012
California Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Steve Shewmaker, president of Cubic Transportation Systems, to the San Diego County Fair Board. Cubic Transportation Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB), is the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions.
“I am honored to be selected by Governor Brown to join the board of the best county fair in the state,” Shewmaker said. “Together we will work to advance the education and promotion of county-based agriculture products, expand the economic benefit for the community and take the county’s events to new heights of fun and entertainment.”
The nine-member Fair Board oversees the 22nd Dis¬trict Agricultural Association, a state agency that owns and operates the 340-acre Del Mar Fairgrounds, the 65-acre Horsepark and the Del Mar Golf Center. The association also operates the Surfside Race Place, a year-round satellite horse racing facility, and leases the land used by the Del Mar Racetrack. The board is best known for organizing the annual San Diego County Fair, one of the largest fairs in the country. This year, more than 1.5 million people attended the fair that starts in June and ends July 4th. Members of the Fair Board are appointed by the governor to four-year terms and do not receive a salary.
Shewmaker has been president of Cubic’s transportation subsidiary since 2008.
Cubic® Transportation Systems, Inc., is part of Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB). Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major business segments: Defense Systems, Mission Support Services and Transportation Systems. Cubic Defense Systems is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems and defense electronics. Mission Support Services is a leading provider of training, operations, maintenance, technical and other support services for U.S. and allied nations.
Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions. Cubic delivers integrated solutions that help transport operators manage their operations and services and give passengers choices in the smartest and easiest ways to pay their fares. Cubic specializes in design, development, manufacture, supply, installation, integration, services and information. Services provided by Cubic include on-site management, central systems, operations support, patron support, business support and field services.
Every year, nearly 10 billion rides are taken worldwide using Cubic payment and information 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; Germany and Scandinavia.
For more information about Cubic, see the company's website at http://www.cubic.com.
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