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Queue-it announces new Chief Executive and ongoing global growth

Queue-it announces new Chief Executive and ongoing global growth
October 14, 2022

Ticket onsales technology company Queue-it has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive, Jesper Essendrop, who will succeed company co-founder Niels Henrik Sodemann as of 1st January next year.

The Danish company, which has offices in the USA and Australia, is a leader in virtual waiting room software and services to enable smooth ticket onsales.

Essendrop, who joined the company this week, has 25 years of experience in technology and business-to-business software companies and brings a proven track record of driving growth and leading highly specialised teams with a focus on empowering organisations to transform through technology.

Looking forward to his new role, Essendrop advised “I was immediately drawn to Queue-it because of their truly global reach, great company culture, and legacy of strong performance.

“Niels and the other co-founders have developed a market-leading product and first-rate support team, and I'm looking forward to continuing our growth journey in the years to come.”

Under Sodemann’s direction and bolstered by GRO Capital’s acquisition in March 2020, the company grew from its inception to 200+ employees, opened offices in Denmark, the USA and Australia, and has delivered 40% compounded annual growth.

After choosing to step aside as Chief Executive, Sodemann will continue to stay involved in the business and support initiatives of strategic importance to Queue-it.

Sodemann commented “Jesper joining the company will bring a new dynamic to the leadership team and let me focus on supporting our Queue-it community, driving product innovation, and working more closely with our customers.

Queue-it is the leading developer of virtual waiting room services to control website and app traffic surges by offloading visitors to a waiting room with an SaaS platform enables enterprises and governments around the globe to keep their systems online and visitors informed, capturing key sales and online activity on their most critical days.

Queue-it's Ian English at the Ticketing Professionals Conference
Ian English, Queue--it’s Country Manager for Australia, has been confirmed as a speaker at next month’s Ticketing Professionals Australia in Sydney.

For the last three years at Queue-it, English has assisted the company’s growth in the Asia-Pacific region, recruited a technical team, opened an office and, most recently, engaged a manager to continue the growth of Queue-it.

English will present a session, Eight proven tips for successful onsales, no matter the demand, at the conference.

Ticketing Professionals Australia is being held at Sydney’s CommBank Stadium on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd November.

Click here for more information on the Ticketing Professionals Australia Conference in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar. 

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