Avigilon adds Darren Seed to management team
Avigilon Corp. is expanding outreach efforts in communications and investor relations with the appointment of Darren Seed as vice-president, capital markets and communications. Seed's primary responsibilities are to build and maintain strategic relationships with the investment community and to expand Avigilon's institutional shareholder base.
In addition to leading capital markets and investor relations efforts, Seed is responsible for corporate communications to ensure consistent and effective messaging and increase awareness of Avigilon.
“On the heels of our 33rd consecutive quarter of year over year profitable growth, this is a great time for us to expand our capital markets and communications outreach,” said Ric Leong, Avigilon’s chief financial officer and senior vice-president. “With more than 18 years of experience in capital markets, technology and strategic communications, Mr. Seed is a valued addition to our management team.”
Seed has previously developed comprehensive and successful international IR programs with an international reach, resulting in significant increases and diversification in institutional shareholder ownership. He was named “Best Investor Relations Officer – Small or Mid-Cap” by the Globe and Mail and IR Magazine Canada in 2010.
Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions.