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Avigilon Appoints Dennis Fong to Vice President of Investor Relations

01/14/2015

Experienced financial communications professional joins the Avigilon senior management team to support corporate communications strategy

VANCOUVER, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX:AVO), a leading global provider of end-to-end security solutions, today announced the appointment of Dennis Fong to the position of vice president of investor relations, effective immediately. Mr. Fong is responsible for Avigilon's financial communications and investor relations programs, and building and maintaining strategic relationships with the investment community.

"Avigilon has been growing very rapidly since going public in 2011. Strong, focused investor relations play a key role in our ongoing success," said Alexander Fernandes, founder, president, CEO and chairman of the board, Avigilon. "Dennis has a unique combination of investment experience, business communications expertise and in-depth knowledge of technology. He is an important addition to the Avigilon senior management team as we continue to execute on our global growth strategy."

With over 17 years of experience, Mr. Fong is a seasoned capital markets professional with an extensive background in equity research, technology, and strategic communications. Prior to joining Avigilon, Mr. Fong spent nine years covering technology equities as a sell-side research analyst at several of Canada's leading independent investment dealers, including Macquarie Capital Markets, Orion Securities, MGI Securities, Versant Partners and GMP Securities. He was also a co-founder of a video surveillance startup focused on developing intelligent web-enabled home monitoring cameras, and most recently held a senior position on an award-winning investor relations team at Loblaw Companies Limited.

About Avigilon
Avigilon Corporation is defining the future of protection through innovative end-to-end security solutions. Avigilon's industry-leading HD network video management software, megapixel cameras, access control and video analytics products are reinventing the security market. Information about Avigilon can be found at www.avigilon.com.

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Stephanie Von Zuben, Communications Specialist, (604) 629-5182, ext. 2206, stephanie.vonzuben@avigilon.com