Paul Gierow, Roark McDonald Take New Leadership Roles at Cubic’s Mission Solutions Division

CubicLogoCubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has promoted Paul Gierow to vice president for technology at the Cubic Mission Solutions division and Roark McDonald to VP and general manager of GATR Technologies, a business within the CMS division.

Gierow will be responsible for driving and aligning CMS’ innovation and technology development efforts with the organization’s overall growth strategy,  Cubic said Wednesday.

The 20-year aerospace and satellite markets veteran established GATR in 2004 as well as led the inflatable satellite communication terminals manufacturing business as president.

McDonald, most recently VP of programs at GATR, will be in charge of the unit’s daily operations and business management functions.

He holds more than 15 years of aerospace and defense industry experience and previously managed acquisition category programs for both the U.S. Army and the Missile Defense Agency.

Cubic purchased GATR for $232.5 million in December 2015.

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