Fortress Technologies appoints new vice president of sales

Doug Krueger adds government market expertise to growing company


LANSDOWNE, Va. – October 26, 2009 – Fortress Technologies, the leader in secure tactical wireless communications, today announced the appointment of Doug Krueger as Vice President, Sales. In this role, Mr. Krueger will oversee the entire Fortress sales function – strengthening Fortress’ well-established presence in the federal market and continuing the rapid growth of the company.

“Government’s need for rugged, mobile tactical communications, especially for military, homeland defense, and emergency response applications, has never been greater,” said Janet Kumpu, President, Fortress. “As a result, Fortress is seeing substantial growth in this space and is perfectly positioned for further expansion. Doug Krueger brings years of federal experience to our company that we will leverage to meet our aggressive sales goals. We welcome him aboard.”

Prior to joining Fortress, Mr. Krueger served as Vice President, North America Government Operations for Tumbleweed Communications, where he realigned sales resources to quickly expand the company’s government presence and significantly grew new business. He also held executive-level positions at Juniper Networks, Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc.

“Working in the federal networking arena for the past 10 years enabled me to keep up-to-date with the most innovative, emerging companies in this space,” said Krueger. “Fortress is a clear leader in this distinct community, providing standards-based secure wireless solutions that enable government agencies to meet their mission-critical challenges. I am excited to join such a fast growing, successful organization.”