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Distech Controls Appoints Vice President, Sales

Proven industry executive Scott Hamilton joins leadership team

March 5, 2018

[Brossard, Canada, March 5, 2018] – Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, is pleased to announce a recent addition to the company’s leadership team: 

Scott Hamilton joins Distech Controls in the role of Vice President, Sales. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Scott will be responsible for sales channels across the Americas, Australia and Asia, as well as the organization’s OEM channel and Distech Controls Energy Services. 

Having spent his career in product businesses focused on the commercial construction market, Scott most recently served as Head of Automation Channels at Siemens Building Technologies, where he was responsible for sales, operations and business development for the system integrator, reseller and OEM channels. 

Scott is based out of Boston, MA, and holds a Bachelor of Science Business Administration (BSBA), with a specialization in management and marketing from Northeastern University. 

“Incredibly complementary to the Distech Controls story, Scott’s unique background is one of having started in the electrical, lighting-focused world and then migrated over to the mechanical side with building management systems,” said Martin Villeneuve, President of Distech Controls. “A proven sales industry expert, Scott’s hands-on customer experience and remarkable people skills will undoubtedly play an integral role going forward in connecting buildings and occupants with Distech Controls’ innovative solutions for enhanced health, productivity and efficiency.” 


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About Distech Controls


An innovation leader in energy management solutions, Distech Controls provides unique building management technologies and services that optimise energy efficiency and comfort in buildings, while reducing operating costs. We deliver Innovative Solutions for Greener Buildings™ through our passion for innovation, quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainability. The company serves multiple market segments through its worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorised System Integrators. Distech Controls, Inc. is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. For more information visit



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About Acuity Brands 

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world’s leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 billion, Acuity Brands currently employs over 12,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The Company’s products and solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, Winona® Lighting, Juno®, Indy™, Aculux®, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps™, Sunoptics®, Distech Controls®, nLight®, ROAM®, Sensor Switch® and Atrius™. Visit us at 

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