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Avigilon Continues Organizational Expansion with Appointment of New Director of Sales for Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest


Ian McCorkindale joins team to meet growing demand for Avigilon’s high definition surveillance solutions in the region

VANCOUVER, BC – October 13, 2009 – Avigilon today announced the appointment of Ian McCorkindale as the company’s director of sales for Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. In this role, McCorkindale will be responsible for all sales activities required to support the needs of the region’s expanding market.

McCorkindale joins Avigilon from Honeywell Security, where he was most recently the leader of global strategic corporate accounts responsible for lead generation, training, and system design for enterprise video surveillance systems. Prior to Honeywell Security, McCorkindale was the owner and operator of Securapro Services, an enterprise systems integrator. He has also held positions with Richardson Electronics, a distributor of security and surveillance solutions.

“Ian brings years of industry experience, technical knowledge, and proven success in increasing revenue growth in his areas of responsibilities to his new role at Avigilon,” said Dave Tynan, vice president of global sales and marketing at Avigilon. “Leveraging his expertise to further develop Avigilon’s presence in the region, Ian will provide the strategic support required to meet the growing demand for our award winning HD and megapixel video surveillance systems.”

Based in Vancouver, McCorkindale will manage all sales activities pertaining to Western Canadian and Pacific Northwestern markets including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. McCorkindale will manage customer, integrator, and consultant relationships, provide technical expertise and support, as well as develop new business opportunities for the company.

“With its singular focus on security and strong commitment to research and development, Avigilon has developed an end-to-end HD surveillance system that is unmatched in the industry,” said Ian McCorkindale. “I look forward to being part of a progressive organization that is bringing the benefits of HD surveillance to end-users around the world.”

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About Avigilon

The performance and value leader in high definition and megapixel video surveillance systems, Avigilon was honored by Frost & Sullivan with the 2009 Best Practices Award as the HD Surveillance Company of the Year. Avigilon’s HD 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 on which demanding security professionals rely. For further information please visit