Trent Jerome and Jeff Sheard join executive team of Sekuro

14 March 2022 Consultancy.com.au 2 min. read
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Cyber security consultancy Sekuro has increased the size of its team by more than 20% in the past four months. Among the raft of new joiners are two new executives: Trent Jerome and Jeff Sheard.

Trent Jerome has been appointed as the company’s first Chief Financial Officer. Jerome brings almost 20 years of experience in finance and implementing business strategies for a range of private, listed, and enterprise organisations.

He joins Sekuro from his position as CFO of Identitii, and brings almost a decade of experience as the CFO of various companies including ingogo, Evolt, and SafetyCulture. Prior to those, Jerome spent nearly 10 years at AAPT as Group Financial Controller and Director of M&A.

Trent Jerome and Jeff Sheard join executive team of Sekuro

Commenting on his move, Jerome said: “Sekuro is doing amazing things and going from strength to strength. I look forward to the journey and supporting the business in its next phase of growth. I’m excited to become a Sekurion!”

Jeff Sheard has been appointed Sales Director, Northern Region. He brings almost 40 years of experience in enterprise technology sales to the cyber consultancy. Most recently, Sheard was Business Enterprise Lead at PureStorage. He has also held sales leadership roles at Avaya, HP and Cisco and was the founder of CyberCoach, a persuasive business communication learning and development provider.

Noel Allnutt, Managing Director of Sekuro, said that the reinforcement of the executive team with the two new “highly experienced leaders” sets up the Sydney based firm for continued growth in 2022. “It’s been an exciting first quarter for the Sekuro team. Since launching the brand we’ve seen continued double-digit revenue growth – surpassing our initial expectations, with a really strong trajectory for 2022.”

“In welcoming Trent and Jeff, we make deeper inroads into strategic digital transformation programs for some of Australia’s most innovative organisations. Building out the executive team with such talented and experienced leaders is the strongest signal we can send that we’re prepared for accelerated growth for the year ahead and beyond.”