CovertSwarm strengthens leadership team with three key senior appointments

CovertSwarm, the leading global red team, and cybersecurity solution provider, has announced three new senior hires to its senior leadership team in anticipation of significant growth in the coming year.

Neil Jefferies joins as the Finance Director, bringing extensive experience supporting AIM-listed companies and overseeing large-scale exits. Ronan McCrory has been recruited as Head of Product and joins from industry competitor, Meanwhile, Santi Quintana, with more than a decade of international product marketing experience, joins as the business’ first Head of Marketing. 

These strategic hires coincide with CovertSwarm’s ongoing efforts to disrupt the conventional Attack Surface Management (ASM) market. Following a highly successful 2023, the London-based company is poised to expand its operations into North America in 2024. The company was also named in the latest Startups 100 Index, recognising the UK’s pioneering startups sparking change across every sector.

During 2023, the London-based company announced it had become the youngest organisation to join the Beech Tree Private Equity portfolio after receiving investment earlier this year (ranging between £10 million – £30 million), enabling its ambitious organic growth strategy and accelerating the development of its proprietary “Offensive Operations Center” software.

Anders Reeves, CEO at CovertSwarm, said: “These strategic senior appointments underscore our rapid growth trajectory while affirming our ability to attract top-tier talent from established industry players.

“Our latest hires align with our commitment to revolutionise and disrupt the Attack Surface Management (ASM) sector, challenge the outdated industry norms, and establish a new standard of excellence.

“The addition of key roles in Product, Marketing, Business Development, and Finance also demonstrates our focused expansion in North America, underlining our dedication to enhancing global operations and achieving sustained growth.

“These appointments reflect our continuous pursuit of maturity and prominence in the cybersecurity landscape, emphasising our persistent efforts to punch above our weight and make a resounding impact in the industry.”