Brooke Chase Associates, Inc. Recruits Ryan Douglas as Director of Project Business for Häfele America

2018-08-03 12:00:00

August 03, 2018 - Ryan will be responsible for the successful implementation of the Project Business strategy and lead the Project Sales Business Unit, including resource planning and development of the team members. Ryan will be responsible for the hotel projects of the dedicated key accounts for all relevant Häfele solutions, technology and product categories within the architectural hardware, electronic access control, sliding hardware, furniture hardware and LED lighting area.

With an extensive background in Operational Management and Sales, Ryan most recently held the position of Vice President of Operations with OpenKey where he lead the day-to-day operations while working with pre-sales to help translate project requirements and define implementation plans. Ryan received his Master’s degree from the Baylor University in Business Administration.

Häfele was established in 1923 by Adolf Häfele and Hermann Funk, taking their fate into their own hands they set up a specialty store for joinery needs called “Products for the hardware and tool industry” in Aulendorf in Württemberg. In 1980 Häfele established its third subsidiary in the United Kingdom. Soon subsidiaries were opened in Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Ireland, the Netherlands, Singapore, New Zealand, Malaysia and Japan. Today there is no continent that Häfele is not represented by its own subsidiary or a sales office. 95 years after its founding, the Häfele family business is a worldwide leader in the furniture fittings and architectural hardware industry – as well as electronic access control systems. Häfele employs more than 6,200 employees and has 37 subsidiaries, as well as many additional dealerships throughout the world.

About Brooke Chase Associates, Inc.
Brooke Chase Associates, Inc. is the premier executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management professionals within the building materials and kitchen/bath industries. Established in 1980, our list of clients has grown to become a virtual “Who’s Who” of both domestic and international firms for whom we have successfully recruited professionals. A testament to our success is that many of our clients have utilized our services for over 35 years. We have one of the best “Completion” and “Stick Rates” in the industry. At Brooke Chase Associates, Inc., a strong emphasis is placed on our client relationships. A retained, exclusive executive search is a strategic, not transactional, relationship with the hiring manager and human resources, the “search committee.” Our business is driven by a single principle: Successful companies start with successful people.

Brooke Chase Associates, Inc. has its Corporate Headquarters in Sarasota, FL. For additional information contact Joseph McElmeel, Chairman and CEO of Brooke Chase Associates, Inc. at 941-479-6382 or jmcelmeel ( @ ) brookechase dot com