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Avigilon Promotes Two Top Performers in Marketing, Customer Service, and IT Operations to Help Facilitate Company's Rapid Growth


Leader in high-definition surveillance promotes Keith Marett to Vice-President of Marketing and Communications and Amir Javidan to Vice-President of Customer Service and IT

VANCOUVER, Jan. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Avigilon (TSX:AVO), a leader in high-definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, today announced the promotion of two of its top performers: Keith Marett to Vice-President of Marketing and Communications and Amir Javidan to Vice-President of Customer Service and IT. Both Mr. Marett and Mr. Javidan have been instrumental in Avigilon's rapid ascent to the top of the high-definition surveillance market. These promotions will enable the company to continue to build world-class marketing programs, customer service, and IT operations to further accelerate Avigilon's growth.

Keith Marett, Vice-President of Marketing and Communications
Keith Marett has been promoted to Vice-President of Marketing and Communications. During his short tenure at Avigilon, Mr. Marett has elevated Avigilon's global corporate brand image to a new level and played a key role in the company's successful IPO in November 2011.

"Since joining Avigilon, Keith has successfully led the company's rebranding initiative, significantly raising our corporate brand image around the world," said Alexander Fernandes, President and CEO of Avigilon. "Keith exemplifies the type of dedication, resourcefulness, and leadership talent that will propel Avigilon to even greater success and continued growth."

Amir Javidan, Vice President of Customer Service and IT
Amir Javidan has been promoted to Vice-President of Customer Service and IT. During his tenure with Avigilon, Mr. Javidan has done an exceptional job building a world-class customer service department—growing the team from one member to more than 25 today. Most recently, Mr. Javidan managed the complete overhaul of Avigilon's IT systems and established an IT team to optimize the company's operations and facilitate its continued growth.

"Amir and his team are routinely praised by our customers and partners for providing the best customer service in the industry. He has also been instrumental in building Avigilon's IT systems and IT team to manage the operations needed to handle our exponential growth," said Alexander Fernandes. "This promotion is in recognition of these achievements and Amir's dedication to Avigilon's success."

About Avigilon
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.