Bradley Bardua, CA, brings extensive experience in leadership positions
with fast-growing public companies
VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Avigilon (TSX:AVO), a leader in
high-definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, today
announced the appointment of Bradley Bardua, CA, to the position of
chief financial officer effective immediately.
Mr. Bardua has extensive experience working with fast-growing public
companies in sectors such as technology, gaming, hospitality and
energy. Over the past two decades, he has helped companies raise
hundreds of millions of dollars through equity and debt offerings in
Canada and the US and has led teams responsible for mergers and
acquisitions, financial management and corporate governance.
Recent positions include CFO roles at Pacific BioEnergy Corporation and
Gateway Casinos, where he was a member of the senior leadership team
overseeing a $250-million-a-year operation with 3,400 employees.
"Bradley is an excellent fit for Avigilon as we continue to expand our
business in Canada and around the world," said Alexander Fernandes,
President and CEO of Avigilon. "His operational management experience
and capital markets expertise will help ensure that Avigilon
effectively manages its resources and balances growth with
profitability as we execute our global growth strategy."
Wan H. Jung, a director and co-founder of Avigilon, has stepped down
from his role as CFO. Mr. Jung helped the company grow from a start-up
in 2004 to a multinational leader offering a complete range of
innovative high-definition surveillance systems.
Mr. Jung, who plans to retire from full-time work, will remain on
Avigilon's board of directors and continue serving with the company as
corporate secretary and in the capacity of advisor. He will also be
available through to completion of the fourth quarter and year-end
"Wan played key roles in growing Avigilon, developing our culture of
innovation and customer service, completing our IPO, and positioning
the company for long-term success," said Mr. Fernandes. "We are
thankful for the exceptional work that he has done to date, and
grateful that he will continue to play an important role going
Avigilon is a leader in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of
high-definition, network-based video surveillance systems and equipment
for the global security market. The Avigilon surveillance system has
been designed to provide high quality video capture, transmission,
recording, and playback. The components of the Avigilon system include
cameras, recording hardware, and software which may be sold separately
or in combination to provide customers with a customizable end-to-end
video surveillance solution.
SOURCE Avigilon Corporation
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