VANCOUVER, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon" or the
"Company") (TSX: AVO), a leader in high-definition (HD) surveillance
solutions, today announced the promotion of two of its top performers:
Bryan Schmode to executive vice president of global sales and
marketing, and Pedro Simoes to senior vice president of global sales.
Mr. Schmode has been promoted to executive vice president of global
sales and marketing, adding oversight of Avigilon's global marketing,
communications and product management to his current mandate. Since
joining Avigilon in 2008, Mr. Schmode has been instrumental in
increasing sales and growing the team worldwide. Mr. Simoes has been
promoted to senior vice president of global sales. Having joined
Avigilon in 2009, Mr. Simoes has significantly expanded sales in
Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.
Mr. Keith Marett has resigned from his role as executive vice president
of marketing, communications and product strategy. He will stay on as
an advisor and consultant to Avigilon for six months to ensure a
"The dedication and leadership put forward by Bryan and Pedro has been
an important factor in our sales growth, and I look forward to their
continued contributions as we further expand our global sales and
increase brand awareness," said Alexander Fernandes, president and CEO
at Avigilon. "I wish Keith continued success in his future endeavors."
Avigilon (TSX: AVO) is defining the future of protection through
innovative high-definition surveillance solutions. Delivering the
world's best image quality, our industry-leading HD network video
management software and megapixel cameras are reinventing surveillance.
Information about Avigilon can be found at avigilon.com.
SOURCE: Avigilon Corporation
For further information:
Craig Armitage, TMX Equicom
T: (416) 815-0700 ext. 278
Stephanie Von Zuben, Avigilon Corporation
T: (604) 629-5182, Ext 2206