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Distech Controls Further Expands into European Markets

Appoints Chris Irwin as Vice-President of Sales for Europe

April 27, 2017

[Lyon, France, April 27, 2017] - Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, is pleased to announce a recent addition to the European sales organisation.

Chris Irwin has joined Distech Controls in the role of Vice-President Sales, Europe. Chris is a seasoned expert in the field, bringing more than 30 years of sales experience in the building automation industry.

In this role, Chris will be responsible for developing the existing Authorised System Integrators network, and champion Distech Controls’ continued growth and brand adoption throughout Europe.

“I am delighted to be working with Distech Controls,” comments Chris. “The company is a true innovator and has a great customer-focused team in place. The building automation industry is changing rapidly and Distech Controls is at the forefront of its field, offering solutions in a smarter, yet simpler way. Distech Controls leads in delivering intelligent solutions for the new generation of building management systems, and IoT-driven technological breakthroughs have accelerated new opportunities for buildings.”

Martin Villeneuve, President of Distech Controls added, “We have incredibly close relationships with our current network of Authorised System Integrators in Europe, and Chris will undoubtedly do a tremendous job at continuing to build these. We are confident that he will also excel at further positioning Distech Controls as a key innovation leader in energy management solutions in Europe, and support our global expansion’’

In further news, Distech Controls has also hosted the Grand Opening of its new European Head Office located in Brignais – Rhone-alps, France. The new building offers 2 500 square meters of office and production areas providing the necessary space to support the company’s growth. 


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About Distech Controls:

An innovation leader in energy management solutions, Distech Controls provides unique building management technologies and services that optimize 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. Distech Controls 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.

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