WA Business News reported a 10 per cent jump in the share price of Structural Monitoring Systems on the news that seasoned professional director and consultant Ross Love had been appointed executive chair.

It represents a high-profile recruit for ASX-listed Structural Monitoring Systems (SMS), which is working to commercialise its FAA approved aircraft testing technology.

Mr Love, who will take up the executive chair role effective immediately, touts an extensive career in the public and private sector. Since returning to Perth following a 25-year career with Boston Consulting Group in New York, Mr Love served as a senior advisor to the state government and to mining magnate Andrew Forrest.

Love to lead tech venture