Two new VP and Director positions and four significant internal promotions and appointments jump-start Milestone in 2017
Milestone Systems has started 2017 by making two senior level recruitments and promoting and appointing four high-performing members of its staff to new roles. As the company extends its global reach and influence, these high caliber individuals will support Milestone’s future innovation and growth.
As part of its stated objective to support the VMS open platform community with the best possible levels of talent, innovation and service, these new appointments, promotions and recruitments address the needs of Milestone’s growing community of partners and customers. With the aim of strengthening the Milestone platform and product value propositions, these new appointments will focus on technology innovation, both externally and internally.
To strengthen the Milestones Business Support organization, Kim Jørgensen has joined Milestone in a newly created position as Vice President, Global IT and Operations. In this position, he will be part of Milestone’s Extended Leadership Team with focus on continued improvements of internal IT solutions, as well as Online Services. He joins Milestone at a time where numerous strategic initiatives are being launched to support the overall Milestone purpose, Make the World See. Kim brings a strong business and technical background and a proven track record in helping fast-growing businesses to align and mature their technical services and underlying IT infrastructure.
After more than 15 years at Microsoft, Jesper Lachance Ræbild has joined Milestone as Director of Product Marketing. Heading up the global product marketing team in Copenhagen, he will use his strong background in software channel business and global product marketing to further accelerate the Milestone platform and products. Working closely with Milestone’s regional business development managers, he will ensure a smooth launch, readiness and feedback process with the company’s community partners.
Promotions and appointments within Milestone
Milestone has always taken great pride in its ability to nurture existing personnel by offering employees opportunities to excel and develop their careers within the company. Four new promotions and appointments have been announced across the organization:
Henrik Sydbo Hansen has been promoted to Group Manager – Devices and Integrations, a role that involves managing both the Milestone Camera Partner Program and platform integrations.
Mikkel Winther has been promoted to Group Manager for Product Management and will drive the collective product portfolio planning to ensure community feedback and strategic fit, working closely with the Research and Development team to progress product innovation.
Casper Sten Felding has been appointed Director of Global Sales Operations. Casper will be responsible for heading up a new function covering partner program strategy, internal sales training, the Large Projects bid desk, sales tools and internal business development and projects.
Keven Marier has been appointed Director of Technology Business Development. He will advise consult and develop strategic, long-term technology opportunities in company-wide alignment.
Commenting on the new hires and promotions, Bjørn Skou Eilertsen, Milestone Chief Technology Officer, stated, “By combining proven security professionals and emerging talent, our intention is to build on our best-in-class sales, service and support for the open platform community.”