Cubic names Bradford Powell as VP, GM of C2ISR solutions business
Cubic Corporation of San Diego, CA announced on August 2 its Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division appoints Bradford Powell as vice president and general manager of the command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C2ISR) solutions business. In this role, reporting to CMS President Mike Twyman, Powell will be responsible for the continued and successful execution of the C2ISR business portfolio of programs and will also lead the development and execution of the C2ISR business growth strategy.
“Brad’s reputation for success comes from his commitment to understanding the customers’ most difficult challenges and building effective strategies to overcome them,” said Mike Twyman, president of Cubic Mission Solutions. “His appointment is important to our continued growth in the C4ISR market as we expand our portfolio of innovative capabilities to satisfy the rapidly evolving demands of our customers.”
Prior to joining Cubic, Powell held a number of senior director positions at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems where he was most recently responsible for a portfolio of programs, including the Global Combat Support System – Army and the U.S. Postal Service Biohazard Detection System programs. He was previously based in Saudi Arabia for three years, leading a joint venture where he directed Northrop Grumman’s business execution and growth strategy for delivering critical infrastructure protection solutions to key middle eastern customers. Powell was also responsible for the successful pursuit and capture of multiple C4ISR franchise programs related to tactical airborne networking and senior leader communications.
As an acquisition officer in the U.S. Air Force, Powell served as the program manager for a portfolio of tactical data link integration programs. During his service at Hanscom Air Force Base, he initiated the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) program and led the initial fielding of Link 16 on the F-15C/D/E fleet.
Powell earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Iowa and a Master of Business Administration, with honors, from the University of Chicago. His military awards include an Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.