Vancouver, BC, February 16, 2010--(T-Net)--Avigilon today announced the appointment of Michael Hodor as the company's senior sales director for Western North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific regions. A top performing sales executive and manager with sixteen years sales experience in the security industry, Hodor is responsible for driving sales and increasing awareness for Avigilon's award winning high definition (HD) surveillance solutions within these regions.
“With vast industry experience and an in-depth knowledge of the market, Michael has a track record for helping to grow start-up organizations into global surveillance leaders,” said Dave Tynan, vice-president of global sales and marketing for Avigilon. “Michael's unique abilities for developing key business relationships and fostering top performing sales teams will surely be an asset to Avigilon.”
Before joining Avigilon, Hodor was the vice president of sales for North America at Arecont Vision, where he managed the company's top growth region. Prior to Arecont Vision, Hodor also held senior positions with Sentex Systems, Controlled Products Systems Group, and The Kohler Company. Hodor is a graduate of Columbia College in Los Angeles, California with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and has also studied at Arizona State University.
“Having worked in the security industry for the past sixteen years, I believe Avigilon offers the most innovative HD surveillance solution on the market,” said Michael Hodor. “I am excited to leverage my relationship development, consultative selling, and professional sales management skills to further advance Avigilon's leadership position in the growing HD surveillance market.”
The performance and value leader in high definition and megapixel video surveillance systems, Avigilon was honored by Frost & Sullivan with the 2009 Best Practices Award as the HD Surveillance Company of the Year. Avigilon's HD surveillance systems offer a breakthrough in imaging performance, which is required for the protection of the public, critical assets, and infrastructure. Avigilon's exceptionally strong commitment to research and development ensures that it will continue to be the leader in supplying high definition surveillance systems on which demanding security professionals rely. For further information please visit www.avigilon.com.