COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 2005
Milestone Systems A/S, the global leader of IP video surveillance software development, announces the addition of Allan A. Eimert to the Board of Directors.
Milestone Systems continues to grow extremely fast, a fact that is proven in ever-increasing sales and new reseller partners worldwide. Now, the company is augmenting the Board of Directors with a powerful new member to help manage its strategic direction. Allan A. Eimert has accumulated significant expertise and networks in important international security markets, which will inform his contributions to Milestone Systems.
Mr. Eimert has been employed at the NATO Supreme Headquarters for Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE). He has also been the Managing Director of Development for Eska Systems A/S, a Nordic producer of advanced monitoring systems for NATO and other western forces. Before that, he was the Sales Director of Development for Alreso Electronica BV in The Netherlands, producer of advanced communication, command, control, and security systems to industry and governments. Prior to that, Mr. Eimert was Division Manager at Dansk Data Elektronik A/S (DDE), working with computer solutions for the publishing sector, where he was also responsible for sales and management of the company’s subsidiaries in New Zealand, Belgium, United Kingdom, Sweden, Italy, Norway, and Germany. Thereafter, Eimert was President and CEO for ITI, Inc., a producer of satellite communications solutions and high-end security systems for the government sector, with headquarters in Virginia, USA, and subsidiaries in 30 countries. For the past 10 years, Mr. Eimert has been the founder, President and CEO for European Search Group, Int’l, a high level recruitment company with offices in 14 countries including Europe, Asia and USA.
"Milestone Systems has reached a key position in its lifecycle, in conjunction with fast-moving trends toward IT convergence in the security market. We will benefit measurably from the addition of Allan Eimert to our Board of Directors at this time," states Lars Thinggaard, CEO for Milestone Systems. "His combination of skills, experience and global contacts will help propel our company forward in the right direction."
Milestone Systems has received many public acknowledgements, such as the Deloitte European Technology Fast 500 listings, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year nomination, and the ‘Gazelle’ awards for being one of the fastest-growing Nordic companies. Dun & Bradstreet has also given Milestone their Triple-A rating. Milestone products are installed in more than 8,500 customer sites operating over 87,000 cameras, and are sold by 150+ partners in 52 countries.
"Few companies today have the potential of Milestone with its solid technical foundation, clear-cut strategy, and team of energetic professionals to bring it forward and grow in their position as market leaders within their segment. The next few years will be very exciting!" says Allan Eimert.
Other positions for Mr. Eimert include being Chairman of the Board for Norventum Capital A/S and HerbertNathan & Co A/S, both based out of Denmark, and member of the Board for Nascent ApS, also in Denmark. In addition, he serves on the board of St. James Assurances in London, UK, and is Chairman of the Board for ESG Holding Inc., headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Mr. Eimert received his formal education at the UCLA School of Law, where he earned a Master of Law degree (LLM) in International Law.