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Avigilon Announces Promotion of Bryan Schmode to Chief Operating Officer

03/06/2014

VANCOUVER, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX: AVO), a global leader in end-to-end security solutions, today announced that Bryan Schmode has been promoted to chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. Responsibility for all of Avigilon's global operations, including human resources, facilities, IT, engineering and customer support, has been transitioned to Mr. Schmode.

Since joining Avigilon in 2008, Mr. Schmode has been instrumental in the successful growth of the company's sales and marketing efforts worldwide as well as its continued product expansion. As a key member of the executive leadership team, Mr. Schmode has contributed significantly to Avigilon being one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America.

"Bryan has continuously demonstrated strong leadership and commitment to driving Avigilon's worldwide success. He is a high impact contributor and leader, and plays a key role in effectively executing our strategic growth plans. I am confident that in his expanded role as COO he will continue to bring us great success," said Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon's founder, president, CEO and chairman of the board.

Mr. Chris Ross has resigned from his role as executive vice president of global operations to pursue other opportunities. Avigilon thanks Mr. Ross for his contributions and wishes him continued success in his future endeavors.

About Avigilon
Avigilon (TSX: AVO) is defining the future of protection through innovative, end-to-end surveillance solutions. Delivering the world's best image quality, our industry-leading HD network video management software, megapixel cameras and access control products are reinventing surveillance. Information about Avigilon can be found at avigilon.com.

SOURCE Avigilon Corporation

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