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Swann appoints Alex Talevski as Global CEO
Thu, 10th Aug 2023

Swann, a global leader in consumer security solutions, has announced the appointment of Alex Talevski as its new CEO. This decision highlights Swann's focus on local market expertise, as the company looks towards a new phase of growth.

Talevski, who has been with Swann for nine years, succeeds the USA-based Mike Lucas, who leaves behind seven years of impactful leadership. Talevski's industry experience includes senior roles at BlueAnt Wireless and Azure Healthcare (ASX:AZV), in addition to his role as CTO at Swann.

“After almost a decade of unwavering support, endorsement and trust in my leadership, I’m excited to be taking the next step to lead Swann into its next stage of innovation,” Talevski says. “Together with our passionate and dedicated team and network of resellers, it’s an exciting time as we continue to revolutionise consumer security solutions on a global scale, led from our roots here in Australia.”

Talevski has been instrumental in the creation and development of Swann's highly rated cloud and app ecosystem, ‘Swann Security’, which is designed and developed in Australia. This ecosystem complies with NDAA (USA) and GDPR (UK) regulations and represents Australia's largest IoT deployment.

“I see this as the beginning of a new dawn of innovation for Swann,” Talevski further comments. “My appointment as CEO not only reaffirms Swann’s commitment to Australian ingenuity but also propels the business towards a promising future. Aligning to our vision, I am determined to continue to drive our groundbreaking advancements within Artificial Intelligence, IoT integration, cloud services, 5G connectivity, privacy and data security, and environmental sustainability.”

Talevski will be based at Swann’s global headquarters in Port Melbourne and commences as CEO immediately. Along with being an accomplished executive, Talevski is also an avid camper, DIY enthusiast, and Collingwood supporter, living in Melbourne's West with his wife, Olivia, and their two children. His appointment is seen as an essential step in Swann's pursuit of innovation and global growth, rooted in its Australian heritage.