February 16, 2010 – Benchmark Executive Search has placed Doug Krueger as vice president of sales at Fortress Technologies. Mr. 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. Jeremy King, managing partner of Benchmark, led the search. “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, Fortress president. “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.” Fortress Technologies designs, develops and manufactures secure wireless networking products for government markets. Based in Reston, VA, Benchmark is a full-service search firm focused on federal contractors, private equity and emerging VC-backed organizations.