DroneShield Appoints Matt McCrann as U.S. CEO

Prior to joining DroneShield, McCrann, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, held director-level leadership positions at rapid growth scale-ups.

SYDNEY, Australia — DroneShield Limited (ASX: DRO), a global provider of counter-UAS and artificial intelligence-based security technology, announces the appointment of Matt McCrann as CEO of its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary DroneShield.

McCrann joined DroneShield in 2019 as vice president of sales and will lead the growth and expansion of the company’s U.S.-based organization.

“The customers we serve and the problems we solve make the work at DroneShield both exciting and rewarding,” McCrann states. “We have a strong, adaptable team as demonstrated by our revenue and company growth over the past two years. Our commitment to our customers and the strength of our engineering have allowed us to become the leader in counter-drone and we continue to push the envelope with our artificial intelligence and electronic warfare capabilities.”

Oleg Vornik, CEO of DroneShield Limited, commentes, “Matt has done outstanding work since joining the DroneShield team, positioning our counter-UAS, Electronic Warfare and ISR solutions with a wide range of high-profile Defense and government agencies, while rapidly scaling our team and operations in the U.S. This appointment greatly aligns with DroneShield’s commitment to serving the U.S. market and will enable DroneShield to support at scale our customer base in the U.S.”

Prior to joining the company, McCrann held director-level leadership positions at rapid growth scale-ups, successfully building and leading business units serving the defense and intelligence markets. McCrann is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and intelligence community and has also performed in management roles across both engineering and operations, during a career spanning more than two decades.

DroneShield develops advanced layered solutions for handheld, on-the-move, and facility detection and protection against unmanned system threats. The companyt also recently announced DoD Artificial Intelligence Contract and first of its kind ACMA exemption to undertake electronic warfare research.

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