Cubic Corp. announced on Feb. 4 that it promoted Dan Hedstrom to chief information officer. He replaces Jan Marshall in the job.

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Dan Hedstrom

Hedstrom will manage the information technology team for Cubic (NYSE: CUB), which has more than 5,600 employees at 75 locations worldwide.

Hedstrom was previously vice president of system solutions and services for the Cubic Transportation Systems business division. He oversaw CTS’ commercial IT team in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia. During that time he established Cubic’s first global operations center in Stockton-on-Tees, U.K., serving CTS’ global customer base.

Before joining Cubic, Hedstrom was the senior director of information technology for Irvine-based Newport Corp., a high-tech manufacturer of photonics technology. There he led global IT operations while the company put a global enterprise resource planning platform (also known as ERP) into place.

Hedstrom received his degree in computer engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He is an advisory board member for the Technology Services Industry Association and a member of the Society for Information Management.