Monday, March 30

About The Brake Report

The BRAKE Report is the voice of the brake industry. Founded in 2012 by Brian Hagman, it connects brake professionals around the world through the latest news, interviews, company profiles, and more. It is the go-to resource for brake industry executives and professionals around the world.

Through the website, newsletter, and social media, The Brake Report connects daily with thousands of brake industry executives and professionals located in over 100 countries — from C-level executives to highly engaged professionals in all functional areas, including sales, marketing, engineering, operations, product management, finance, and supply chain management.

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Brian Hagman is President of Hagman Search Group and has spent the last 15+ years working in the brake industry through various HR leadership and executive search positions and is 100% dedicated to the industry.

Brian’s extensive search experience in the Friction, Foundation Brake, and Advanced Braking segments in both the automotive and commercial vehicle space and has placed top industry candidates in a variety of disciplines.

Brian is also the founder and publisher of The BRAKE Report, an online media platform dedicated to the automotive and commercial vehicle brake segments. Brian’s mission is to inform, engage and connect the most avid members of the brake community. The website, weekly newsletter, and LinkedIn company pages and group have made The BRAKE Report the go-to resource for brake industry professionals around the world.

Connect with Brian on LinkedIn or through email at [email protected].


Mike Geylin is Senior Editor of The BRAKE Report. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.

Connect with Mike on LinkedIn or through email at [email protected].


The Brake Report is a platform for brake-related news and information from a variety of sources. Please contact us if you are interested in sharing content.