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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.

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Tony Icenhour

Regional Sales Director, USA Zone East

 

I am privileged to be a part of such a dynamic company that has grown into one of the industry leaders in innovation, including open systems, interoperability, and IoT connected systems. Distech Controls continues to drive the industry and it makes me proud to be a part of an organization that is not only optimizing energy efficiency but optimizing the way we operate and work in our buildings.

 

 

  • Responsible for sales development and for maintaining the existing client base for Distech Controls’ Partner Channel in Canada, USA and Latin America
  • Leads Distech Controls' Regional Sales Management team, who work directly with the company's network of Authorized Partners throughout the Americas.

Tony brings more than 30 years of BAS industry experience to Distech Controls, with extensive know-how in the areas of sales, marketing, and business development. Having joined the team in 2014 as a Regional Sales Manager, Tony has been instrumental in producing significant growth for Distech Controls.


What year did you start at Distech Controls?

2014
 

What and where did you study?

  • Computer Science, Virginia Tech 
     

What are a few highlights from your career thus far?

 I grew up in this industry as pneumatics was starting to be replaced by DDC systems, DOS was being replaced with multi-tasking operating systems, and proprietary systems were being traded for open systems. I was able to work on some of the most intelligent buildings in the USA and integrate multiple systems together before standards were available. I was privileged to be a voting member of the ASHRAE BACnet committee for 4 years as the standard was being developed for the market. I am now working for the company leading the industry in IP based BAS systems and setting the example that others are following as we leverage technology to connect buildings and people together for optimized efficiency.

 

What does innovation mean to you?

Innovation is the ability to learn from the past, enhance for the future, and quickly deliver in the present.

 

Where were you born?

Bristol, Virginia, USA

 

Where is your favorite place to travel?

Caribbean beaches