DORMA Americas names new president
Aug. 15, 2014 – DORMA Americas has named Reed Buettner Area President. Mr. Buettner was most recently president of DORMA USA. He brings to the
executive role deep expertise in the design and development of access
solutions, as well as a long history of successfully pursuing new
business and growing the market share of established building systems
Before joining DORMA, Mr. Buettner served as chief executive officer of
Door Controls, Inc., which was acquired by DORMA in July 2013. Earlier
in his career, he served as a general manager for automatic entrance
manufacturer Besam, a subsidiary of Assa Abloy. Prior to that, he served
as a designer for ThyssenKrupp Elevator.
extensive background and understanding of the building systems industry
is ideally suited to DORMA's plan for robust, organic growth and
unprecedented product development in 2014 and 2015.
DeThomas, chief financial officer for DORMA Americas, said the selection
of Mr. Buettner is representative of the company’s ambitious plan to
accelerate strong revenue growth and invest in new product development.
"DORMA's technological leadership, combined with our strategic
acquisitions of niche market leaders, positions our company to take a
commanding lead in American markets. Reed’s success as CEO of Door
Controls, Inc., demonstrates that he is an experienced and dynamic
executive who understands how to maximize these advantages,” said Mr.
"I am very pleased to join DORMA Americas at this
exciting time in the company's history," said Mr. Buettner. "Our people,
our expanding product portfolio, and our commitment to serving our
customers are second to none. I have every confidence we will exceed our
2014/2015 objectives, and accelerate our progress toward the DORMA 2020
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