Badir Shir, Regional Sales Director, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria: Badir Shir has been appointed regional sales director for the DACH region (Germany, Switzerland, and Austria) and will be responsible for managing business operations and expanding sales and partner relationships in the region. Prior to joining Avigilon, Badir was the European channel manager for Arecont Vision where he was responsible for building and maintaining distribution channels across Europe and forging strategic relationships with key VMS and storage companies. Badir was also a key account manager at Videor E. Hartig GmbH in Germany and an application engineer for Tyco International Access Control & Video Systems.
Dominique Debusshere, Regional Sales Director, Benelux: Dominique Debusshere has been appointed regional sales director for Benelux and is responsible for managing business operations and expanding sales and partner relationships in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. Dominique comes to Avigilon from Viziocam, Avigilon’s partner in Belgium.
Avigilon Promotions: Robin Hughes, Business Development Director, UK & Ireland and Robert Lay, Regional Sales Manager, UK & Ireland
In addition to these new appointments, Avigilon has promoted two top members of its European sales team. Robert Lay has been promoted to regional sales manager for UK & Ireland and Robin Hughes has been promoted to business development director for the UK & Ireland.