Avigilon Promotes Engineering Leader and Expands Executive Team with Seasoned Experts in Key Departments
(Canada Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
VANCOUVER, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX:AVO), a leader in end-to-end surveillance solutions,
today announced the promotion of Danny Kam to executive vice president
of engineering and the expansion of Avigilon's executive team to
include: Joel Schuster, vice president of legal and corporate
secretary; Terry Neely, senior vice president of emerging technology;
and Angela Baldonero, vice president of people, formerly known as the
human resources department.
"With the expansion of our executive team, we will continue to deliver
excellent results through strong leadership and innovation," said
Alexander Fernandes, founder, president, CEO and chairman of the board
of Avigilon. "I congratulate Danny on his new position and welcome
Joel, Terry and Angela to the team. With their leadership, we will
continue to make great strides in the industry."
Mr. Kam, Mr. Schuster, Mr. Neely and Ms. Baldonero will report directly
to Mr. Fernandes.
Danny Kam, executive vice president of engineering
Since joining Avigilon in January 2013, Mr. Kam has been instrumental in
the successful execution of Avigilon's product roadmap and the
expansion and development of its engineering team to support the
company's global growth. Highlights of projects completed under Mr.
Kam's leadership include: the launch the Avigilon Control Center 5.0 software, Avigilon's high-definition cameras with LightCatcher technology, and the HD Micro Dome camera. Over the past year, Mr. Kam doubled the number of employees
within the engineering department at Avigilon, implementing an
effective and scalable structure with dedicated teams to support
Joel Schuster, vice president of legal and corporate secretary
Mr. Schuster has more than 12 years of experience in the legal sector.
Since joining Avigilon, Mr. Schuster has been instrumental in
completing major projects while working closely with and supporting the
executive team. In his new role, Mr. Schuster will head Avigilon's
legal department, overseeing all legal, regulatory and corporate
governance matters on a global basis.
Terry Neely, senior vice president of emerging technology
Mr. Neely has more than 25 years of experience developing applications
for a variety of industries, specializing in databases, networking and
access control systems. Mr. Neely, founder of RedCloud Security, Inc.,
acquired by Avigilon in 2013, continues to be instrumental in the
successful integration of access control to Avigilon's product
portfolio. As senior vice president of emerging technology, Mr. Neely
will be responsible for researching and developing leading edge,
Angela Baldonero, vice president of people
Ms. Baldonero has more than 17 years of experience in human resources,
building scalable, high-performing teams. As vice president of people,
Ms. Baldonero will continue to expand the people department at Avigilon
and will be responsible for employee relations on a global basis,
overseeing the development and implementation of corporate people
strategies and programs worldwide. Prior to Avigilon, Ms. Baldonero
spent seven years as senior vice president of people and client success
for a rapidly growing technology company based in New York, which
received several workplace recognition awards under her leadership.
Avigilon Corporation (TSX:AVO) is defining the future of protection
through innovative high-definition 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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