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Americas & International Management

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.


David Gill, Eng.

Vice President, International Sales


The people of Distech Controls, and their passion for the business and our customers.



  • Responsible for Distech Controls’ business in our Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America international markets.
  • Prior to his current appointment in September 2015, David served as Distech Controls’ Vice President of Asia Sales, after joining Distech Controls as Vice President Products and Marketing.
  • Responsible for expanding Distech Controls’ business and market awareness in the Asia-Pacific region and Middle East

With over 35 years of industry experience with global BMS companies, David’s previous experience includes management and sales leadership roles, a business development role with responsibility for emerging markets and global product business responsibility.

What year did you start at Distech Controls?


What and where did you study?

  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Electrical Engineering, University of British Columbia; Vancouver, BC

What are a few highlights from your career thus far?

  • Working with local and global teams in multiple business units to develop and deliver customer solutions that drive business growth
  • Participating in the development and growth of Distech Controls’ International sales team and channel partners, and seeing the significant increase in market awareness due to their efforts.
  • The opportunity to work with co-workers and customers from all parts of the world, with their own unique cultures, perspectives and languages has been an extremely rewarding and enriching experience for me. 


What does innovation mean to you?

Innovation is firstly the skill to effectively observe and listen to the needs of our customers and the market, and then the ability to anticipate future requirements and new opportunities. With this clear sense of the future, our development teams unleash their creativity to develop unique and market leading products, applications and tools for our customers and channel partners.


Where were you born?

Vancouver, BC, Canada


Where is your favorite place to travel?




Asia-PacificAmerican Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)