Milestone Hires VP of Marketing from IT Industry

Kirsten Hoejland is the new VP Marketing for global provider of IP video management software


COPENHAGEN –January 20, 2016.  Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), announces Kirsten Hoejland as the new Vice President of Global Marketing. Her responsibilities include corporate marketing, communications and channel marketing.

Kirsten has an extensive background in marketing and business development in regional and global markets. She joins Milestone Systems from her most recent position as VP of Marketing & Communications at EG A/S, a leading Scandinavian systems integrator. She built a successful international marketing team from the ground up, while the company grew from 850 to 1,600 full-time employees during her four years in the position. Prior to that, she held senior regional and global marketing roles at Microsoft and IBM.

After earning a Master degree in Marketing & Economics from Copenhagen Business School, Kirsten also completed Master classes in Strategy, Organization and Human Resources with Henley Management College in the UK and High Performance Leadership at IMD in Switzerland.

“Kirsten sees marketing as a science based on clear economic business rationale. Her past work demonstrates that she embraces a cutting-edge, modern marketing approach. She understands the limitless potential for Milestone in working closely with our partners - how we can further strengthen our mutual value proposition,” says Kenneth Hune Petersen, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Milestone Systems. “Her capacity to build high-performance teams and scalable marketing and communications strategies across countries, segments and products makes her the perfect addition to our global enterprise, to be continually more responsive and better engaged with the markets we aim to serve.”


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About Milestone Systems
Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998 and now operating as a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organizations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimize processes and reduce costs. For more information, visit: and The Milestone Post.


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