Leading consumer security solutions provider, Swann, has promoted chief technology officer, Alex Talevski to global CEO, underscoring the company’s commitment to local market expertise and next phase of growth.

After a nine-year tenure at Swann, Talevski will play an integral role as CEO in leading the team to drive innovation both locally and globally. His strong industry portfolio spans several senior roles including CTO at Swann, BlueAnt Wireless, and Azure Healthcare. Talevski succeeds US-based CEO, Mike Lucas, who was at the helm for seven years.

“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. 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 said.

Talevski’s pioneering work in establishing and developing Swann’s cloud and app ecosystem known as ‘Swann Security’, which is designed and developed in Australia and compliant with NDAA (US) GDPR (UK) regulations, claims to represent Australia’s largest IoT deployment.

“I see this as the beginning of a new dawn of innovation for Swann. 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 added.

Talevski will be based at Swann’s global headquarters in Port Melbourne, Victoria.