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Kinly announces Vel Johnson as EVP/Managing Director for US/Americas

Cedar Knolls, NEW JERSEY, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, Tuesday Sep 4th 2018, 12:00 ET

Kinly – the visual collaboration specialist with 14 offices across the globe, announced today that Vel Johnson has been appointed the new Managing Director, Americas. Mr. Johnson is an industry veteran with a strong background in service driven collaboration solutions and joins Kinly from his former position as EVP/General Manager at SPS.


“Kinly aims to be the leading specialist in collaboration services for physical and digital meetings.” says Magnus Ekerot, CEO of Kinly. “We are now moving into a more service and solutions led market and look forward to working with Vel Johnson, who successfully built these types of practices. Over the last 15 years we have grown to become a substantial player in the US market and are now perfectly positioned to transition for further growth.

Kinly US is strengthening the current sales and management team with the addition of John Franconere, VP of Sales & Sales Operations, and Anthony Jackvony, VP of Finance. Both bring extensive experience in the managed service, collaboration and IT-industries.

“Kinly is well positioned for success across the globe. Enterprise customers are looking for consistency in Sales, Implementation and Managed Services for their offices around the world. Kinly has just that, and it excites me for what’s possible” says Vel Johnson

About Kinly
Kinly provide secure and flexible visual collaboration solutions that makes it easier to work closer together.

At Kinly, we think working together is the most exciting thing in the world. Our vision is to engage people in a world of possibilities. Our brand promise is Working together. Everywhere. Our role is to provide a seamless and reliable experience that enables people to work together, in different spaces and places.

Kinly’s solutions and services include video conferencing, audio visual integration and unified communications and collaboration.  

The company today serves corporate and public customers in over 120 countries from established office locations throughout EMEA, the USA and APAC.

For further information, visit kinly.com

For further inquiries, please contact:

Magnus Ekerot
Chief Executive Officer, Kinly
mekerot@kinly.com, +31 6 20 396511 (The Netherlands)

Vel Johnson
Managing Director, Americas
vjohnson@kinly.com, +1 973-585-3050 (United States)

Knut Bentzen
Chief Marketing Officer
kbentzen@kinly.com, +47 917 110 003 (Norway)

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