Avigilon announces promotion of Bryan Schmode to COO
Avigilon Corporation has announced that Bryan Schmode has been promoted to chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. Responsibility for all of Avigilon's global operations, including human resources, facilities, IT, engineering and customer support, has been transitioned to Schmode.
Since joining Avigilon in 2008, Schmode has been instrumental in the successful growth of the company’s sales and marketing efforts worldwide as well as its continued product expansion. As a key member of the executive leadership team, Schmode has contributed significantly to Avigilon being one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America.
“Bryan has continuously demonstrated strong leadership and commitment to driving Avigilon’s worldwide success. He is a high impact contributor and leader, and plays a key role in effectively executing our strategic growth plans. I am confident that in his expanded role as COO he will continue to bring us great success,” said Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon’s founder, president, CEO and chairman of the board.
Chris Ross has resigned from his role as executive vice president of global operations to pursue other opportunities.