Gillian French appointed Chief People Officer

Cubic Telecom strengthens its Senior Leadership Team with the appointment of a new Chief People Officer


Cubic Telecom has established a new senior management role to further build on the talents of its people with the appointment of Gillian French as its Chief People Officer. Gillian brings with her extensive experience and a proven track record in the areas of business strategy, leadership development and employee engagement. Gillian will oversee all aspects of people development, culture, relationships, policies and practices at Cubic Telecom. She will perform a central role in implementing well-being initiatives and increasing operational flexibility, while also working with each team to drive the company’s corporate strategy.

Cubic Telecom CEO, Barry Napier, said “The most valuable asset of our business is our people. By appointing a CPO with unique people and leadership management skill-set such as Gillian’s, we are demonstrating our commitment to enhancing Cubic’s culture for the long-term. We believe that investing in high-performing employees and teams has been a major contributor to our success to date. Gillian will help our people to tap into their full potential and achieve greater success for themselves and our customers.  We welcome Gillian as a valued addition to our Senior Leadership Team here at Cubic.”

In her previous role as Chief People Officer at CarTrawler, Gillian spent 12 years as an integral member of the leadership team helping to drive growth through leadership and coaching programmes, while cultivating a positive culture at the company. Prior to CarTrawler Gillian held several management roles at Jurys Doyle Hotel Group. Gillian has been recognized for empowering female leaders by winning the Deloitte Fast 50 ‘Leading Female’ award in 2017 and has completed a program in Executive Women in Leadership at IMD.

Gillian said about her appointment “Cubic Telecom has become a market leader in connectivity management solutions and has a very impressive portfolio of customers globally. I am thrilled at the opportunity to join such an innovative, fast-paced team and look forward to strengthening the team’s foundation during this period of rapid growth.”

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About Cubic

Cubic solves the challenges presented by providing true end-to-end connectivity, safely and securely, anywhere on the planet. For the full lifecycle of any device. As the scope of mobile technologies has changed, our remit has expanded: helping some of the world’s best-recognised innovators deliver on their vision for the services and functionality they want their customers to enjoy. Our reach extends far beyond the connection, into granular per-device/service billing, data analytics, services and near real-time alerting that enable next-generation mobility services. This is the vision that has taken us to 15 million devices connected in more than 190 countries globally in 2023. Today, our team enables cars, drones, tractors, trucks, buses, cranes and the next generation of IoT devices to meet their full potential.