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Avigilon Announces Resignation of Executive Vice President of Engineering


Dr. Mahesh Saptharishi, Avigilon's Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, leads engineering team, in addition to the new Centers of Excellence initiative

VANCOUVER, May 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX:AVO), a leading global provider of end-to-end security solutions, today announced that Danny Kam has resigned as its Executive Vice President of Engineering to pursue personal endeavors. Avigilon's Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Dr. Mahesh Saptharishi, will continue to lead the engineering team, as well as Avigilon's recently-announced Centers of Excellence initiative.

"We thank Danny for his contributions to Avigilon and wish him the best in the future," said Avigilon's Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Alexander Fernandes. "Under Mahesh's leadership, our engineering team will continue to thrive; Mahesh is a proven leader and innovator focused on solving the problems that matter most to our customers. I'm confident that Avigilon will continue to lead the industry as the world's most trusted business intelligence and security solutions company."

"I am very appreciative of the Executive team, in particular, Alexander Fernandes and Bryan Schmode (Avigilon's Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President), for the opportunity they've provided me to work with our product development teams. I'm very proud of Avigilon's accomplishments and look forward to the company's continued success," said Mr. Kam. "It's been a privilege to be part of Avigilon's industry-leading engineering team, where I've worked with the industry's best and brightest people. I wish Avigilon nothing but the best for the future."

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