Distech Controls announced several personnel moves: Charles Xu was hired as general manager, to manage its office and operations in Shanghai, China; Dean Gibson will serve as sales manager for the South East Asia region; Erhard Dobler was promoted to vice president of international sales; Jim St . Claire assumed the position of sales support engineer; Patrick Winkelman accepted the position of vice president of sales Americas; George Koufos was named as the company’s new internal sales rep; and Jacques Ménard joined the technical support team.