COPENHAGEN – 16 September 2007. Milestone Systems, the global leader for open platform IP video management software, maintains strong momentum with continued rapid growth in the IP video surveillance industry, announcing several important new appointments and strategic organizational expansions. Milestone Systems plans to grow from the present 115 employees to a conservative projection of 160 by the end of 2008.
To support the continued fast growth, Milestone Systems has been consistently expanding its staff – almost doubling within the last 12 months. There have been multiple hires in the R&D divisions, as well as new departments in key focus areas.
Claus Rønning has been appointed Country Manager for Italy. Before joining Milestone he had jobs with NOKIA, Fabbrica d’armi Pietro Beretta, and his own consulting company, LinfaVitale.
Richard Angulo has joined Milestone Systems Inc. as Territory Sales Manager, Southeast U.S. Angulo previously worked at Videoprotein Inc., where he developed business and marketing strategies for clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 1000 retail corporations.
Poul Ditlev Christiansen has been appointed Sales Manager responsible for retail solutions, working out of the corporate headquarters in Denmark. He brings more than 15 years of experience in high-tech sales and marketing from positions at Intermate and FLSmidth.
Jan Bjerring Aabyvester has also joined the company as Product Manager for value-added products, such as Milestone XProtect Central and XProtect Transact, as well as video analytics solutions. In his earlier career, he has been managing Business and Product Development at inTechnology in Australia, and served as Product Manager for Security Products at Danware Data in Denmark. Additionally, Tony Logan has been hired as the UK Pre-Sales Engineer in Milestone Systems Ltd., and Gary St. Arnauld is a new Support Engineer in the Americas.
Another core area reinforced by the reorganization is Research & Development. Strong team leaders have been appointed in each development group: XProtect base products, XProtect Corporate, XProtect Core, Value-Added Products, solution integrations and consultancy, Device Support, QA and Testing. As an innovative, international software development company, Systems Engineers make up the majority of staff at Milestone Systems.