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Avigilon Appoints Collis Heath to Senior Vice President of Global Operations


Seasoned manufacturing and supply chain professional with international experience joins Avigilon team to support global operations

VANCOUVER, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX:AVO), a leading global provider of end-to-end security solutions, today announced the appointment of Collis Heath to the role of senior vice president of global operations. Mr. Heath will lead and manage all aspects of Avigilon's operations functions, including quality control, supply chain, logistics, operational excellence and enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation. Mr. Heath will report to Bryan Schmode, Avigilon's chief operating officer.

"At Avigilon, we have always placed a relentless focus on product quality. As we continue to grow and expand globally, manufacturing and operations excellence will remain a competitive differentiator for us," said Bryan Schmode, chief operating officer, Avigilon. "Collis has the skills and proven experience to scale Avigilon's manufacturing globally while maintaining efficiency and quality. He will be a tremendous asset to our senior management team."

Mr. Heath brings over 20 years of experience leading global operations teams in the technology industry. Throughout his career Mr. Heath has worked in and traveled extensively throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. His most recent role was with Foxconn Technology Group, one of the world's largest electronic contract manufacturers, where he led the company's Americas operations. Mr. Heath has also held positions at Suntron Corporation, Sony and General Electric.

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