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Mark Brayan appointed CEO at Soprano Design
Thu, 14th Sep 2023

In a decisive shift heralding a new chapter in its growth story, Soprano Design has announced the appointment of Mark Brayan as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a development that comes into effect immediately. A frontrunner in the realm of enterprise communications, Soprano Design is keen on treading new paths of innovation and expansion, and Brayan emerges as the linchpin in this ambitious journey.

Mark Brayan is no stranger to the vibrant world of technology and communications. His extensive career, spanning over two decades in C-level roles, embodies a rich tapestry of leadership and visionary prowess. Before stepping into his new role at Soprano, Brayan showcased his mettle as the CEO of Appen, a renowned name in the artificial intelligence sector. His tenure at MST Global, an Australian communications solutions firm, further consolidates his stature as a seasoned leader in the industry. Now at the helm of Soprano Design, he is keen on "unleashing the power of communications even further."

Dr Richard Favero, Chairman of the Board at Soprano, showered words of praise on the new CEO, remarking, "We are delighted to welcome Mark as our new CEO. His exceptional leadership skills, strategic insights and deep industry knowledge make him the ideal choice to lead Soprano. We have great confidence in his ability to lead the company to even greater achievements in the future." Dr Favero anticipates that Brayan's "enthusiasm for embracing cutting-edge technologies, customer focus and fostering a culture of innovation" would be the key factors propelling Soprano's continued growth.

In a statement, Brayan shared his eagerness about his new journey, "I’m excited to be leading Soprano into this new era of success. Richard and his team have done a fantastic job in building Soprano into a global leader in enterprise communications." The new CEO, revered for his strategic acumen, seems perfectly aligned to take forward the company's legacy of creating lasting value for its customers and partners.

Meanwhile, Dr Favero will relinquish his role as CEO, a position he held for six significant years. Under his guidance, Soprano witnessed a meteoric rise, with a nearly four-fold increase in its revenue, profit, and headcount. His leadership fostered Soprano's monumental growth, catapulting it to the prestigious rank of being among the top 10 Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) companies globally. Not to forget, the impressive milestone of attaining a monthly transaction volume that soared to over 2 billion. Favero, however, will continue to influence Soprano's trajectory as the Chairman of the Board, focusing his energies on strategy and mergers and acquisitions, in collaboration with the shareholder Potentia to spur Soprano's journey towards uncharted territories of success.