I am excited to share my vision for making California more business friendly and to promote legislation that is good for business and for creating a sustainable living and working environment.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) December 22, 2014
Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions, announced today that Steve Shewmaker, president of Cubic Transportation Systems and executive vice president of Cubic Corporation, has been appointed to the board of directors for the California Chamber of Commerce.
“It is a privilege to share my new position with such a prestigious group of individuals on the board representing many top businesses in the state,” Shewmaker said. “I am excited to share my vision for making California more business friendly and to promote legislation that is good for business and for creating a sustainable living and working environment.”
The California Chamber of Commerce has more than 13,000 members and its board of directors comprises top-ranking executives representing many of the state’s leading firms and industries as well as small businesses. The chamber’s charter includes protecting employers’ rights and interests in the legislative and regulatory arenas and promoting a strong and growing economy in California and the nation.
A native Californian and graduate of Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Shewmaker has been president of Cubic Corporation’s transportation subsidiary since 2008 and executive vice president of Cubic Corporation since 2013. Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), is a diversified systems and services company in transportation and defense markets worldwide with a sizable customer base in California. Headquartered in San Diego since 1951, Cubic employs approximately 8,000 people worldwide of which 1,400 live and work in the state. The transportation subsidiary was launched in 1971 and employs 2,200 worldwide including 400 people across its five locations in California.
In 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Shewmaker to the San Diego County Fair Board, which oversees the 22nd District Agricultural Association and is best known for organizing the annual San Diego County Fair, one of the largest in the U.S.
About Cubic Transportation Systems
Cubic® Transportation Systems, Inc., is part of Cubic Corporation. Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major business segments. Cubic Defense Systems is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems and secure communications systems. 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 systems for transportation and traffic management, delivering tools for travelers to choose the smartest and easiest way to travel and pay for their journeys, and enabling transportation authorities and agencies to manage demand across the entire transportation network – all in real-time. 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, more than 24 billion transportation payment transactions are processed using Cubic payment and information systems worldwide. Cubic has delivered over 20 regional back office operations which together integrate over 450 transport operators and serve over 38 million people every day in major markets around the world. 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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