Mobilicom strengthens Board with appointment of Jon Brett

  • Deeply experienced director – formerly on boards of Vocus Group & Investec Wentworth Private Equity
  • Supports Mobilicom’s strategy to scale up into large attractive markets & accelerate sales growth

Mobilicom Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Jon Brett as a Non-Executive Director effective 18 September 2018. Mr Brett’s appointment will strengthen the board and support Mobilicom in delivering on its strategy of scalable and profitable growth.

Mr Brett is a highly strategic and commercial senior director with a strong track record of driving transformational business performance and profitability across multiple geographies. Mr Brett is a former long-serving Non-Executive Director of ASX-listed Vocus Group, supporting the Company from inception as a small listed company to Australia’s fourth largest telecommunications provider. During his time at Vocus Group, Mr Brett was instrumental in its growth into a multi-billion-dollar company through strategic acquisition and organic growth.

Mr Brett also served as an Executive Director of specialist asset manager Investec Wentworth Private Equity, with commitments of $500m across three funds. As Executive Director at Investec Mr Brett was responsible for negotiating, acquiring and managing various investments.

Mr Brett has also held Non-Executive Director positions across several Australian companies including Godfreys Limited and The Pas Group Limited. Mr Brett was also Managing Director and CEO of Techway Limited which pioneered internet banking in Australia. He is currently Executive Chairman of Stridecorp Equity Partners, an AFSL licensed fund manager specialising in private equity.

Mobilicom’s CEO Oren Elkayam commented: “Mobilicom is now at a pivotal growth stage and the appointment of Mr Brett comes at an exciting time for us as we become a major player in the commercial drone market.

“Mr Brett brings with him a strong record in executive and non-executive roles and his extensive business experience will further strengthen the Board as Mobilicom strives to drive value for investors. His profound knowledge and depth of experience is a real coup for us and we welcome him to the team.”

Mr Brett holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Legal), Bachelor of Accountancy, Master of Commerce (Financial Management), Diploma in Datametrics (Computer Science) and is a CA(SA).