Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, has announced the appointment of Dirk Van de Meerssche, Director, Sales and Marketing, Intelligent Transport Systems and tolling, Asia Pacific, CTS, to the board of directors of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), Australia.
Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets. It is a provider of live, virtual, constructive and game-based training solutions, special operations and intelligence for the U.S. and allied forces.
According to Susan Harris, CEO, ITS Australia, Cubic is an active part of ITS in Australia, making positive contributions across a broad range of areas from public transportation to traffic management as well as cutting-edge research and pilot programs, all helping to make our transportation networks smarter.
“Dirk is a key leader of these activities and I look forward to his contribution as a director of the ITS board and as we work to advance the opportunities for transportation technology in the region,” Harris said.
“It is an absolute privilege to sit on the ITS Australia board of directors alongside such a prestigious group of thought leaders in the industry,” said Van de Meerssche.
“I welcome the opportunity to play a part in making travel smarter, safer and more efficient and look forward to working with the board to achieve this vision,” Meerssche added.
ITS Australia plays a critical role in promoting, debating and advancing opportunities for the adoption of intelligent transport solutions nationwide across all public and private modes.