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Avigilon Appoints Kim Långström as New Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)


Industry veteran appointed to meet growing demand for Avigilon’s High Definition Surveillance solution in EMEA

VANCOUVER, BC – March 11, 2009 – Avigilon today announced the appointment of Kim Långström to the newly created position of Managing Director for the company’s EMEA operations. Prior to joining Avigilon, Långström held the position of Vice President at Mirasys, Ltd—a leading European provider of open platform IP and analog video surveillance solutions—for the past five years. Långström has also held the position of Regional Partner Manager for QPR Software, a risk management and compliance solutions company. Långström will be responsible for expanding Avigilon’s presence throughout the region by developing the resources needed to address growing market demand and customer initiatives in EMEA.

“Avigilon is fortunate to be able to recruit the talent and experience of Kim Långström,” said Dave Tynan, vice president of global sales at Avigilon. “His background and understanding of enterprise risk management is a synchronous match for our high definition video surveillance solution and its application within the market.”

“In the face of widespread consolidation in the surveillance industry, Avigilon is in the fortunate position to be expanding operations in markets around the world due to the overwhelming embrace for high definition video surveillance solutions,” said Kim Långström, managing director, EMEA at Avigilon. “I am thrilled to be joining the Avigilon team and am looking forward further entrenching Avigilon in the EMEA market.”

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