Cubic bolsters defense business unit with two VP appointments

Cubic Corp. has strengthened its defense business unit by making two vice presidents.

Mike Knowles will serve as vice president and deputy general manager to lead the air ranges and Live-Virtual-Constructive integrated training campaign. As vice president and deputy general manager, Knowles will lead efforts to develop Live-Virtual-Constructive strategies and roadmaps to support the growth of the business, Cubic said in a release. He joins Cubic from Rockwell Collins, where he spent the last 10 years. Before that, Knowles worked at Photon Research Associates and Northrop Grumman.

Mike Twyman has been named senior vice president of the Communications and Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance division, where he will be responsible for ensuring successful program and strategy execution across the product portfolio, developing leadership bench strength and ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction, Cubic said. Twyman joins the company after having spent more than 30 years at Northrop Grumman.

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