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Avigilon Appoints Robin Hughes as Sales Director for Europe, UK, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)


Industry veteran hired to meet growing demand for Avigilon’s High Definition Surveillance System in EMEA

VANCOUVER, BC — Avigilon today announced the appointment of Robin Hughes as the company’s Sales Director for Europe, UK, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). A familiar face to the international security industry, Hughes most recently enjoyed a six and a half year tenure as Sales Director for Envisage Technology where he worked on numerous security projects with government, police, and military organizations with critical assets and infrastructure to protect. Prior to that, he spent eight years in sales management positions with GYYR Inc and Bell Group.

“We’re extremely pleased that Robin is going to lead our sales efforts in EMEA,” said Alexander Fernandes president and CEO of Avigilon. “In addition to possessing a comprehensive knowledge of the application of high definition surveillance systems he is a very relationship-oriented individual with a great track record in the high-end security industry.”

Based in the UK, Hughes will be managing all sales activities pertaining to EMEA markets. In addition to regularly visiting customers, integrators, and consultants throughout these territories, he will also act as a liaison between the field and the Avigilon head-office in regards to product development and large-scale sales opportunities and projects.

“There are a lot of exciting opportunities ahead in EMEA. Avigilon’s High Definition Surveillance System offers breakthrough imaging performance and is uniquely able to satisfy the client requirements of this marketplace,” says Hughes. “I am extremely impressed by the system’s performance as well as its versatility and ease of deployment. I look forward to working directly with Avigilon’s existing partners and customers as well as introducing the system to new customers in EMEA.”

About Avigilon
Avigilon is the performance and value leader in high definition and megapixel video surveillance systems. Avigilon’s high definition surveillance systems offer a breakthrough in imaging performance, which is required for the protection of the public, critical assets, and infrastructure. Avigilon’s exceptionally strong commitment to research and development ensures that it will continue to be the leader in supplying high definition surveillance systems that demanding security professionals rely on. For further information please visit

Press Inquires:
Julie Galla, Avigilon Media Relations