Vancouver-based Avigilon, manufacturer of megapixel cameras and other video surveillance products, is opening a U.S. headquarters in Dallas, the company announced this morning.
This location will also be the “global headquarters for sales.” Employees will include sales, business development and customer support. The company plans to “add additional customer support personnel over the next year.”
Bryan Schmode, executive vice president of global sales, will run the office.
Avigilon became a public company in the fall of 2011and has reported impressive growth and ambitious revenue goals since. Some management changes were announced in October of 2012.
In a statement, Alexander Fernandes, president and CEO at Avigilon, noted that the “U.S. market accounts for a healthy percentage of our revenue.” Notable installations include: Minnesota Twins' Target Field, the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Albuquerque and the Dallas Love Field Airport.
"We chose Dallas because it is a business-friendly city. With access to an incredible talent pool and quality infrastructure it's no wonder several major corporations call this city home,” Fernandez said in a prepared statement.