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Distech Controls Announces Additions to its Canadian Sales Team  
New Appointments to Advance the Company’s Customer Success

April 13, 2020

Brossard, Canada – April 13, 2020Distech ControlsTM, an innovation leader connecting people with intelligent building solutions, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Daniel Therrien and the promotion of Sabatino Castaldo to its Canadian sales team, effective immediately. 

Daniel Therrien joins the team as the Regional Sales Manager for the Eastern region of Canada based in Montreal. In this role, he will be responsible for developing sales channels across his territory as well as developing the necessary support infrastructure and resources for the region. Daniel brings more than 17 years of building automation and HVAC experience to Distech Controls. His prior experience includes various sales and operations management positions. Daniel will report to Ryan Sen, Vice President Sales, International.

Sabatino Castaldo, an 11-year employee with Distech Controls, has been promoted to Regional Technical Manager for Canada. Sabatino will be responsible for supporting sales channels and deploying necessary sales and customer support missions and tasks across Canada. Prior to this role, Sabatino globally supported and trained the systems integrator channel as a Senior Technical Support Specialist and Trainer. Bringing a formidable amount of experience and knowledge of HVAC and building automation, Sabatino is an expert on Distech Controls products and services. Sabatino will report to Jim French, Vice President OEM and Sales Support.
“Connecting buildings and occupants with Distech Controls’ innovative solutions for enhanced health, productivity and efficiency is critical to our mission and success in Canada,” said Scott Hamilton, Vice President, Sales at Distech Controls. “Daniel and Sabatino’s vast industry experience and guidance will undoubtedly play an integral role in providing a world-class experience to our Canada partners and end-user customers.”

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About Distech Controls

Distech Controls connects people with intelligent building solutions through our forward-thinking technologies and services.  We partner with customers to deliver innovative solutions that can provide better health, better spaces, and better efficiencies. Our passion for innovation, quality and sustainability guides our business, which serves multiple market segments through worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorized System Integrators and Distributors. Distech Controls Inc. is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. For more information visit


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