Avigilon appointed 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 16 years sales experience in the security industry, Hodor is responsible for driving sales and increasing awareness for Avigilon's 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, VP 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 VP of Sales for North America at Arecont Vision, where he managed the company's top growth region. Prior to Arecont, 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. He 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," Hodor said. "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."