Milestone builds sales and technical support in Africa, Australia and India

Expansion staff to buttress continued growth in these regions.
Expansion staff to buttress continued growth in these regions.

COPENHAGEN – May 27th, 2010.  Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, continues to hire new talent to support its international partner channel, with a Regional Sales Manager for Africa and two new Technical Sales professionals for Australia-New Zealand and India. 

Milestone Systems in the Middle East, Africa and Australia are expanding with more staff to support the continued growth in business for these regions.

Islem M. Cherchali has been hired as Regional Sales Manager for Africa. Islem has a strong IT background as Regional Sales Manager for Microsoft Middle East, with solid performance in channel and account development, where he demonstrated success building relationships with a track record of sales achievement. Islem will be working out of the Milestone Dubai office to support Milestone partners in Africa. 

Kalpesh D. Nikumbh is the new Milestone Technical Sales Engineer for India. Kalpesh has been a Project Engineer with Ingram Micro and Zicom (now owned by Schneider), with hands-on expertise in IP video installation projects. Kalpesh is trained and certified in Milestone and Axis products, with both presales and onsite installation experience with these and other current video surveillance products. He will also be working out of the Dubai office with his main focus on supporting the Milestone channel throughout the Indian sub-continent.

Tas Maniatis is now the Technical Sales Engineer for Milestone in Australia and New Zealand. His background as an engineer at Canon Australia includes much experience with network infrastructure and customer support. Tas will be reporting to Regional Sales Manager Angelo Salvatore, working out of the Milestone Melbourne office.

“With these additions to our teams, I am confident that Milestone will perform with continued strong growth in Africa, Australia, New Zealand and India. This is part of our strategic plans for increased support of our expanding scope of projects and customers in these regions,” says Peter Biltsted, Sales Director MEA & ANZ, Milestone Systems.

About Milestone
Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is the worldwide industry leader in open platform IP video management software, according to IMS Research five years in a row. Milestone XProtect™ products have been installed in thousands of customer installations, sold through authorized and certified partners in more than 100 countries.  With support for the widest choice in network hardware and integration with other systems, XProtect provides best-of-breed solutions to ‘video enable’ organizations – reducing costs, optimizing processes, protecting people and assets.