Safariland Appoints Kubasik to BoD

Posted by Michelle Howard
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Christopher E. Kubasik

Maui Acquisition Corp, the parent corporation of The Safariland Group, has  announced the appointment of Christopher E. Kubasik to its Board of Directors effective immediately.  In addition to serving on the Board, Mr. Kubasik will also serve as the Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee.


“We are pleased and excited to welcome someone of Chris’ caliber to our Board of Directors,” said Warren Kanders, Chairman and CEO of the Company.  “His depth of industry experience as well as financial expertise will complement our team as we seek to further execute on our strategy of growing both through organic initiatives and strategic acquisitions.”


Mr. Kubasik added, “I am excited to join this Board and work with this growing company and management team as they continue to build a business whose primary mission is saving lives.  The Safariland Group has expanded substantially since its acquisition by Kanders in 2012 and I am looking forward to utilizing my skills and experience to help direct the Company’s future growth initiatives.”


Mr. Kubasik, 52, served in various senior leadership roles at Lockheed Martin Corporation from 1999 to 2012, including Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2012, Executive Vice President, Electronic Systems from 2007 to 2009, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2007.  Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Mr. Kubasik spent 17 years with Ernst & Young, LLP, in a variety of positions with increasing levels of responsibility, and was named partner in 1996.  Since January of 2013, Mr. Kubasik has provided strategic guidance, operational expertise, and financial insights including the assessment of merger and acquisition opportunities through Ackuity Advisors, LLC.  Most recently he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR].


Mr. Kubasik earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Maryland's School of Business in 1983 and attended the Executive Program at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Business in 1997. He has also studied Systems Acquisition Management at Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir in 2004, and earned his Executive Engineering Certificate at Carnegie Mellon University in 2008.  

Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

26-year Jail Term Sought for Concordia Master

An Italian prosecutor asked a court on Monday to sentence the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner to more than 26 years in jail for his role in the 2012 disaster that killed 32 people.

Boost for Offshore Wind Energy

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution, Secretary of the Interior

Coast Guard Cutter William Trump Commissioned

The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump was commissioned during a ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Key West Saturday Jan. 24, 2015. The Trump is the 11th fast response cutter in the Coast Guard fleet.

News

26-year Jail Term Sought for Concordia Master

An Italian prosecutor asked a court on Monday to sentence the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner to more than 26 years in jail for his role in the 2012 disaster that killed 32 people.

Boost for Offshore Wind Energy

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution, Secretary of the Interior

Coast Guard Cutter William Trump Commissioned

The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump was commissioned during a ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Key West Saturday Jan. 24, 2015. The Trump is the 11th fast response cutter in the Coast Guard fleet.

Marine Equipment

Coast Guard Cutter William Trump Commissioned

The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump was commissioned during a ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Key West Saturday Jan. 24, 2015. The Trump is the 11th fast response cutter in the Coast Guard fleet.

Zamakona Refits Vessels VOS HERA & HADES

The Zamakona Yards in Pasajes has successfully finished the works carried o t in the vessels VOS HADES and VOS HERA that belong to the Company Vroon Offshore Services UK.

RUMBA Sails with 'Spirit of Malabo' Onboard

A container carrying the twenty-four foot Brazilian built ocean rowboat, Spirit of Malabo, left the Port of Cap Haitian on Saturday en-route to Port Everglades

Maritime Safety

26-year Jail Term Sought for Concordia Master

An Italian prosecutor asked a court on Monday to sentence the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner to more than 26 years in jail for his role in the 2012 disaster that killed 32 people.

Coast Guard Cutter William Trump Commissioned

The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump was commissioned during a ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Key West Saturday Jan. 24, 2015. The Trump is the 11th fast response cutter in the Coast Guard fleet.

Gypsy Moth Clause Takes Balanced Approach to Risk

A new BIMCO clause provides a simple, practical and commercial solution focusing on the basic obligations and responsibilities of owners and charterers when dealing with the Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM).

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2893 sec (3 req/sec)