Investor Relations
Investor Relations

Corporate Governance

Avigilon is committed to exercising effective corporate governance practices. Our Board of Directors is well aligned with the interests of our shareholders and maintains active oversight of the Company.

Corporate Governance Policies

Below are policies related to the corporate governance of Avigilon.

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May 21, 2015 Board Mandate 67 KB
May 21, 2015 Compensation Committee Charter 42 KB
March 2, 2015 Audit Committee Charter 49 KB
March 2, 2015 Whistleblower Policy 43 KB
March 2, 2015 Investment Policy 45 KB
September 15, 2011 Lead Director Position Description 6 KB
September 15, 2011 Corporate Disclosure and Trading Policy 203 KB
September 15, 2011 CEO Position Description 8 KB

Board of Directors

Alexander Fernandes , , , Chairman, Board of Directors

Mr. Fernandes has more than 20 years of industry experience leading companies that develop, manufacture and market high-end digital imaging products, software and hardware, to a broad range of markets. Prior to Avigilon, Mr. Fernandes successfully founded and grew QImaging (Quantitative Imaging Corporation), a leading developer and manufacturer of high performance quantitative digital cameras and software for the scientific imaging and machine vision markets. In 2002, Mr. Fernandes sold the highly profitable and fast growing company to Roper Industries, a multi-billion dollar NYSE listed company.

Wan Jung , ,

Mr. Jung served as Avigilon’s Chief Financial Officer from start-up in 2004 through to 2012, and again as Interim CFO from 2014 to 2015. Prior to joining Avigilon, Mr. Jung was Vice President of Finance for QImaging, where Mr. Jung was instrumental in assisting Mr. Fernandes with the successful sale of the company. As Director of Finance with NIKE Canada Ltd. for 14 years, Mr. Jung was vital in growing Nike’s revenue from $25M to $400M per year. Mr. Jung has also sat on the board of 11 public companies over the past 10 years.

Larry Berg , , , Chair, Compensation Committee
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Nomination and Governance Committee

Mr. Berg spent 15 years as president and CEO of the Vancouver Airport Authority ("VAA") where he spearheaded a $1.4-billion expansion project, facilitated the opening of the Canada Line mass transit system extension to YVR airport, and was a strong advocate in bringing the 2010 Winter Olympics to Vancouver. In August 2013, Mr. Berg was appointed to The Order of British Columbia in recognition of his outstanding leadership and vision that helped YVR airport earn its reputation as one of the world's top airports. Prior to his position at the VAA, Mr. Berg was vice president of administration at Luscar Ltd, a major Canadian energy company. In the past, Mr. Berg served as chair on the Business Council of British Columbia, the Greater Vancouver Gateway Council and the Canadian Airports Council. He has held directorships on the boards of Seacliff Construction Company, Canada Line Rapid Transit Inc., and VGH-UBC Hospital Foundation. He is also past President of Airports Council International Asia-Pacific Region. Mr. Berg is currently on the board of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Society and a director of Vantage Airports Group, a subsidiary of VAA which operates 12 airports within Canada and internationally.

Bruce Marginson , , , Member, Audit Committee
Member, Compensation Committee
Member, Nomination and Governance Committee

With over 30 years experience in the security industry, Mr. Marginson has extensive operational and management experience in almost all areas of the private security industry. This includes CCTV video systems, physical and electronic security systems, manpower security, policies and procedures, investigations and technical intelligence. Mr. Marginson is the President and founder of Fusion Security Inc. (“Fusion”), a local integrated security company formed in September 2005. Prior to founding Fusion, he spent nearly 20 years with Intercon Security Ltd. from 1983 to 2004 in various capacities, including as Vice-President and General Manager, where he was responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of that company’s western Canadian operations, which grew from $5 million per year to over $27 million per year during his tenure. Mr. Marginson is a member of the Vancouver Board of Trade, the American Society of Industrial Security and the Building Owners & Managers Association International. Mr. Marginson holds designations as a Certified Marketing Manager and Certified Sales Executive.

Murray Tevlin , , , Chair, Nomination and Governance Committee
Member, Compensation Committee

Murray Tevlin was a founding partner of TevlinGleadle Employment Law Strategies and the President of Murray Tevlin Law Corporation. He advises corporations, executives and physician groups on legal and strategic issues, dispute resolution and contract negotiations. He was called to the bar of B.C. in 1979. Prior to founding his firm he was a Crown Prosecutor, then a partner in a leading national law firm and in a leading local law firm and a member of the executive committee of both firms. He holds a B.A. from Carleton University and an LL.B from the University of British Columbia.

Fred Withers , , , Chair, Audit Committee
Member, Compensation Committee
Member, Nomination and Governance Committee

Mr. Withers has over 30 years of experience with Ernst & Young LLP, in Vancouver, where he was partner and, most recently, chief development officer for Canada. Prior to his retirement on June 30, 2014, he had significant involvement in the firm’s governance and operations as a member of the executive committee and led numerous strategic acquisitions throughout Canada. Mr. Withers was also an assurance partner and since 1987, he managed a portfolio of assurance clients which included public and private companies, based both in Canada and the United States. As a senior advisory partner with Ernst & Young, he advised a number of clients in the energy, real estate, technology, transportation, healthcare and wholesale/distribution industries and also led a number of IPOs. Dedicated to community involvement, Mr. Withers is currently chair of the Vancouver Symphony Society, director of the Vancouver Symphony Endowment Fund Foundation and vice-chair of the Sauder School of Business Faculty Advisory Board. Among other volunteer roles, he was previously director and vice-chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade, trustee and chair of the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, director and chair of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Vancouver and director and treasurer of the New Ventures BC Society.

Mike McKnight , , , Member, Audit Committee
Member, Compensation Committee
Member, Nomination and Governance Committee

Mr. McKnight has over 30 years of international investment experience and is a former Senior Vice President and Investment Advisor for Raymond James Inc. He has helped secure over $100 million in private and public financing for companies in all stages of development, and has worked with hundreds of industry leaders to foster businesses around the world. Mr. McKnight continues to consult in business and has worked with community and government stakeholders to develop and finance community initiatives, most recently leading a $5 million sports field project to completion. Mr. McKnight holds a Marketing Diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and has previously held the Branch Manager and Partners, Directors, and Officers designations from the Canadian Securities Institute.

Pradeep Khosla , , , Member, Audit Committee
Member, Compensation Committee
Member, Nomination and Governance Committee

Pradeep Khosla is the Chancellor of UC San Diego, and is an internationally renowned researcher, author, and educator with more than 30 years' experience in the fields of engineering and computer science. Chancellor Khosla previously served as Carnegie Mellon's Dean of the College of Engineering. Chancellor Khosla has also managed advanced research and development projects for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Among his other accomplishments, Chancellor Khosla has served as a member of numerous advisory boards, including the Council of Deans of the Aeronautics Advisory Committee (NASA), the National Research Council Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design, the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Innovation, and has worked with several high tech companies.