Avigilon Promotes Ric Leong to Chief Accounting Officer

Leong plays key role in securing US$200 (CDN$250) million credit facility; brings more than 14 years of senior management experience to expanded leadership team

VANCOUVER, April 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX:AVO), a leading global provider of end-to-end security solutions, today announced the promotion of Ric Leong to Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President. Working closely with the Chief Financial Officer and the Senior Management Team, Mr. Leong leads the company's accounting operations on a global basis, including public company reporting, treasury, and financial planning and analysis.

"Since coming on board, Ric has played a vital role in the financial growth and success of Avigilon. We are excited to recognize him for his hard work, loyalty and dedication," said Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon's Founder, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board. "The recent completion of the US$200 million credit facility is a testament to the leadership, focus and drive that Ric brings to our company."

Prior to joining Avigilon as Vice President of Finance in July 2014, Mr. Leong served in several financial leadership positions, including Corporate Controller and Director of Business Planning at two large U.S.-listed public companies. Mr. Leong is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and is a Director and Treasurer for the Kidney Foundation of Canada, British Columbia & Yukon Branch. Mr. Leong received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Diploma in Accounting from the University of British Columbia.

About Avigilon
Avigilon Corporation is defining the future of protection through innovative end-to-end security solutions. Avigilon's industry-leading HD network video management software, megapixel cameras, access control and video analytics products are reinventing the security market. Information about Avigilon can be found at www.avigilon.com.

AVIGILON and other marks used herein are the registered and/or unregistered trademarks of Avigilon Corporation and/or its subsidiaries in Canada and other jurisdictions worldwide. Other product names mentioned herein may be the registered and/or unregistered trademarks of their respective owners.

SOURCE Avigilon Corporation

For further information: Investor relations:, Dennis Fong, Avigilon Corporation, T: (604) 629-5182 ext. 2515, dennis.fong@avigilon.com; Media relations: Brett White, Avigilon Corporation, T: (469) 484-5458, Ext 3063, brett.white@avigilon.com

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