Fortress Technologies Secures Doug Krueger as Vice President of Sales via Benchmark Executive Search

Reston, VA Benchmark Executive Search, a leading executive search firm for C, VP and Board level positions in both the Federal and Commercial sectors, announced today the placement of Doug Krueger at Fortress Technologies. He will serve as the company’s Vice President of Sales. Krueger was formerly Vice President of North America Government Operations for Tumbleweed Communications and also held executive-level positions at Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems.

Fortress Technologies is the leader in secure tactical wireless communications. They design, develop and manufacture secure wireless networking products for government markets. With a proven history of delivering reliable, policy-compliant solutions, Fortress’ industry-leading security and wireless technologies extend the reach of networks bringing applications and information to warfighters and agency personnel on the front lines around the world.

“By far the most important key to our success at Fortress is the quality of our employees, so we take our hiring practices and selection process very seriously,” said Janet Kumpu, President, Fortress Technologies. “We rely on Benchmark as a trusted partner because they understand our market and requirements, bring us the best qualified candidates and do so in a very efficient manner. We have been delighted with their results and I would recommend Benchmark to anyone but our competitors.”

Government’s need for rugged, mobile tactical communications, especially for military, homeland defense, and emergency response applications, has never been greater. Fortress is seeing substantial growth in this space and is well positioned for further expansion. “Doug Krueger is a proven high impact sales executive that brings years of federal experience to Fortress to meet their aggressive sales goals” said Jeremy King, Managing Partner of Benchmark.

“Working with Benchmark has been a pleasure. The team clearly understood the requirement from Fortress and did a great job matching my skills and experience to the position. Benchmark facilitated open and honest communication with everyone involved which resulted in a very positive outcome,” said Doug Krueger, Vice President of Sales at Fortress Technologies.

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