DC Systems Adds Vice President of Channel Sales to Expand Access to Industry-Leading Products for Control and Optimization of Distributed Grid Assets

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Dave Thomas brings 20+ year career in distribution automation to lead partner development

DC Systems today announced the appointment of Dave Thomas as the company’s Vice President of Channel Sales. As Vice President, Mr. Thomas will implement DC Systems’ go-to-market strategy and lead development and management of its partner relationships, including Landis + Gyr. He will be responsible for driving revenue growth in key market segments while overseeing relationships with strategic partners, value-added resellers and rep firms.

“Increasingly, energy companies demand real-time connectivity of their distributed assets to ensure smarter, more resilient grid performance,” said DC Systems Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Munson. “By bringing a proven leader like Dave onto the team, we will better serve widespread demand and further these tools within the utility markets through his guidance.”

Mr. Thomas brings to DC Systems a broad experience in sales team development, revenue growth and strategic partnerships. His 20+ year career in the power market includes sales leadership positions with Rad Data Communications, Ametek Power Instruments and GE Digital Energy, all of which are global power market and smart grid application focused.

Mr. Thomas brings particularly relevant experience to DC Systems from a career of successes, including developing a market-leading optical communications business for GE, designed specifically for the utility market, and creating a go-to-market strategy for Ametek Power Instruments, which drove double-digit growth for a broad range of products focused on power quality, revenue metering, protective relaying and smart-grid applications.

“DC Systems is well positioned to capitalize on their stellar 28 year track record within the North American utility market, complemented by further opportunities within microgrids, energy storage and renewables,” said Mr. Thomas, “In my new role as Vice President of Channel Sales, I look forward to building on the company's track record while creating exponential growth and continued success.”

About DC Systems
DC Systems has been a trusted partner to utilities, EPCs, large power producers and energy users since 1990 and has more than 100 utility customers and 400 projects worldwide. DC Systems provides a flexible and scalable product suite that embeds real-time intelligent control, secure communications and monitoring of centralized and aggregated decentralized grid assets. DC Systems is headquartered in Redwood City, CA and customers include Southern California Edison, Sempra Renewables, Alliant Energy, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), Austin Energy, Potomac Electric Power, Chevron, Shell, and Silicon Valley Power. 

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