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Swoop Holdings welcomes Declan O'Callaghan as new COO
Thu, 21st Mar 2024

Swoop Holdings Limited, a provider of fixed wireless and wholesale network infrastructure, has confirmed the appointment of Declan O'Callaghan as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). With an extensive background in the regional telecommunications sector and a plethora of senior leadership roles under his belt, O'Callaghan's arrival comes after a strikingly impressive half-year FY24 result for Swoop.

In his new position as COO, O'Callaghan will be tasked with overseeing the full range of areas pertaining to business operations. His responsibilities will span from strengthening the company's provision of top-tier networks to ensuring seamless onboarding and support for all of Swoop's customers. A track record of success in leading major telecommunications companies puts O'Callaghan in a unique position to support these core business processes.

Commenting on the appointment, Swoop Chief Executive Officer, Alex West, expressed his enthusiasm for O'Callaghan's arrival. He said, "I am very pleased to announce that Declan O'Callaghan has joined us as our new Chief Operating Officer. Declan's experience in the telco space working in senior leadership roles provides him with the knowledge and expertise and attitude to look strategically at what we need to do short and long term to achieve our vision for Swoop."

As he embarks on this new chapter in his career, O'Callaghan expressed his excitement about the potential for growth and operational excellence at Swoop, given its recent displays of scalable expansion. Speaking about his appointment, O'Callaghan said, "I'm very excited to be taking on the role of Chief Operating Officer at Swoop after a period of high growth. Swoop has offered me a platform to enable our team to shine through accountability and values. If I can help everyone around me strive for excellence this will help us to deliver on our collective purpose, to give everyone in Australia a better telco experience."

Before joining Swoop, O'Callaghan amassed over twenty-five years of industry experience through senior leadership roles with listed companies in the telecommunications field. Particularly notable is his tenure at major industry players such as Vonex and Vodafone. Given his vast experience and strategic insights, O'Callaghan's appointment is set to usher in a new era of growth and operational excellence for Swoop, underpinning its commitment to an exceptional telecommunications experience for all Australians.