Cubic promotes Melanie Hagerty to VP of innovation
Cubic Corporation of San Diego, CA announced on October 26 the promotion of chief engineer, Melanie Hagerty to vice president of innovation, effective October 28. In her new role, Hagerty will lead Cubic’s innovation objectives, develop new ideas and product concepts, drive co-development with customers and enhance Cubic’s innovation social system.
“Melanie possesses exceptional leadership qualities that will continue to drive our vision for innovation,” said Brad Feldmann, president and CEO of Cubic Corporation. “Melanie’s extensive experience and background in engineering design, product development and program management makes her a strong asset to our leadership team.”
Hagerty has held various engineering roles with Cubic Global Defense (CGD) and has been with the company for 13 years. Most recently, as one of CGD’s chief engineers, she oversaw the design, product development, program execution and business growth for its Air Ranges segment.
Prior to joining Cubic, Hagerty held positions as a design engineer, test engineer and lead systems engineer for Raytheon and L3 Communications. She has also served as an electronics and radar engineer for the U.S. Air Force while stationed at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.