Milestone names APAC VP

Milestone Systems has appointed Malou Toft as Vice President for Asia Pacific (APAC). He will be responsible for the company’s long-term growth strategy in APAC through business expansion, strategic partnerships and customer acquisition.

Pandemic nothwithstanding, Milestone’s regional revenue grew 54 percent year-on-year in 2021. Toft will continue to drive the growth momentum by focusing on the infrastructure, healthcare and education sectors that are crucial in progressing smart cities.

“COVID-19 reshaped our view of video surveillance and analytics, and how it can be leveraged beyond security. From helping the growing aging population to crowd management, video technology is at a pivotal point in shaping a new normal by empowering users to make intelligent decisions and take meaningful actions,” said Toft.

“The rise of smart cities and IoT are expected to provide future growth opportunities for the APAC region, as modernised cities require innovative solutions. This makes Milestone well-poised to support this growth and help countries shape their digital future,” she added.

Toft was previously Milestone’s Vice President of Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and was integral in the success and growth for the region. Prior to joining Milestone, she had an extensive career within the telecommunications industry in Scandinavia and Asia where she held several strategic and commercial roles within areas such as IoT and business transformation. She has previously received numerous recognitions for excellence in business development and leadership, including an award for outstanding leadership.