Avigilon Continues Global Expansion with Hiring of Veteran Sales Professionals
in Asia Pacific and Northern Europe
Leader in high-definition surveillance appoints Randolph Oudemans to Senior
Sales Director for Asia Pacific and Stefan Bange to Regional Sales Director
for Germany, Austria and Switzerland
VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Avigilon (TSX:AVO), a leader in
high-definition (HD and megapixel video surveillance solutions, today
announced its further expansion into the growing surveillance markets of Asia
Pacific and Northern Europe with the appointment of Randolph Oudemans, senior
sales director in Asia Pacific and Stefan Bange, regional sales director in
Germany, Austria and Switzerland, referred to as the DACH region.
"As a company we have reached a new milestone in our global expansion," said
Alexander Fernandes, president and CEO of Avigilon. "Asia Pacific and the DACH
regions present significant potential for Avigilon."
According to IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS, the video surveillance
equipment market in Asia is projected to grow to over $10 billion by 2016. Its
analysts are also projecting healthy growth for the market in the DACH region.
The region consisting of Germany, Austria and Switzerland is forecast to
almost double by 2016.
Randolph Oudemans, senior sales director for Asia Pacific
A veteran of security sales and business development, Randolph Oudemans will
be responsible for the company's expansion into Asia. This will include
strategic planning, building the local sales team and channel partners, as
well as penetrating new markets within the region. Before joining Avigilon,
Mr. Oudemans held senior sales and business development roles with Cisco's
Physical Security business unit, Crockett International and Pelco by Schneider
Stefan Bange, regional sales director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland
An experienced security sales veteran, Stefan Bange will be responsible for
managing our existing business, creating new sales growth and expanding the
team in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Mr. Bange joins Avigilon from
Advancis Software and Services, a PSIM manufacturer, where he served as
director of international sales. During his tenure at Advancis, Bange
increased international revenue by 400 percent.
Avigilon (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 and
megapixel cameras are reinventing surveillance. Information about Avigilon can
be found at www.avigilon.com.
Press contact: Angela St-Amour Communications Manager (604) 630-3410
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