Karaboulis was the executive director of services delivery and asset management for Transport for New South Wales and, at Cubic, will lead a team of approximately 450 staff in Sydney, Brisbane and Singapore.
CTS says Karaboulis' appointment strengthens its business expansion program in the Asia-Pacific region. He will report to Tom Walker, senior vice-president and managing director of Asia-Pacific.
“John’s proven track record building strong teams to deliver transformational procurement, contract management and services delivery programs across all modes of public transport makes him a very good fit for this new regional role,” Walker said.
“Cubic is on a roll globally, with a range of innovative new products being rolled out in this region, with more in the pipeline.”