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Global Leadership

Distech Controls' innovative product development and unique commercial strategies have attracted a highly talented team of professionals who have been instrumental in the company's continued growth.


Charles Pelletier

Vice President, Product management 


The opportunities to transform the experience that people have with their everyday environment through innovative technologies for connected buildings.


  • Responsible for leading Distech Controls’ efforts in developing innovative products and leading solutions for the smart and connected building market.
  • Oversees the documentation team.

Charles Pelletier joined Distech Controls in 2002 as a Building Automation System Engineer. Charles later moved into the position of Product Manager, where he was responsible for the introduction of several key Distech Controls products before being appointed director of the department.

What year did you start at Distech Controls?


What and where did you study?

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Specialization in Mechanical Building Systems, École de technologies supérieure (ETS), Montreal, QC
  • DEC in Building Mechanics, CEGEP Saint-Hyacinthe, St-Hyacinthe, QC

What are a few highlights from your career thus far?

  • Participating in the development and launch of the ECLYPSE range in 2015 with the project team.
  • Participating in the development and launch of the BACnet and LonWorks controller series (ECB/ECY) in 2010 with the project team.
  • Participating in the development and launch of the EC-gfxProgram programming tool in 2007 with the project team.


What does innovation mean to you?

My definition of innovation is simple. What’s difficult is introducing innovation in various spheres of activity. Innovation is about identifying a problem and solving it creatively.


Where were you born?

Granby, QC, Canada


Where is your favorite place to travel?

The Caribbean


  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • The Order of Engineers of Quebec (OIQ)