Dean is a highly experienced senior business leader with over 20 years of experience within the defence industry. Prior to joining Nova, Dean was a senior Vice President of Saab AB and Group Managing Director Saab UK where he was responsible for leading the global business development and sales function.
Dean has led businesses in Singapore, the UK, Australia and New Zealand and was previously MD of the Saab Australia and New Zealand businesses.
“We are excited to welcome Dean to the Nova team,” Ken Williams, Nova Systems Board Chair, said.
“Dean brings a wealth of experiences which are well aligned with Nova Systems and will be critical to the achievement of our growth strategy. We wish Dean every success in this role and look forward to seeing Nova grow and flourish under his leadership.”
Steven Robinson, who has served as Acting CEO since July, will return to his role as Chief Operating Officer when Dean commences in March.
Dean will be based in Adelaide, South Australia at the Nova Systems headquarters.