Brian Hagman

Brian Hagman

Brian Hagman is founder of Hagman Media, with platforms including The BRAKE Report, The EV Report, and Self Drive News. Brian is also President of Hagman Search, a specialized recruiting firm supporting organizations in the Braking, eMobility, and Automated Driving segments.

ITT Inc.: Interview with Luca Savi

Few small SUVs excel in new IIHS front crash prevention test

Luca Savi’s leadership journey at ITT Inc. is both inspiring and illustrative of the strategic vision that has propelled the company to the forefront of the industry. As President and CEO, Savi not only reflects on his path to leadership…

Brakes India: Interview with Sriram Viji

Brakes India: Interview with Sriram Viji

In an enlightening conversation, Sriram Viji, the Managing Director of Brakes India, sheds light on the vibrant dynamics of the Indian automotive market and the strategic trajectory of one of its leading brake components manufacturers. Key Insights: About Brakes India…

Conducting a Confidential Search in the Brake Industry

Conducting a Confidential Search in the Brake Industry

In the rapidly evolving automotive brake industry, finding the right talent without tipping off competitors or unsettling your current team is more than a necessity—it’s an art. At Hagman Search, a boutique recruiting firm deeply entrenched in this industry, we’ve…

Frasle Mobility: Interview with Sergio Carvalho

Frasle Mobility: Interview with Sergio Carvalho

Sergio Carvalho, CEO of Randoncorp and Frasle Mobility, discusses the rebranding of Frasle Mobility and its significance. He also highlights the company’s success in 2023 and its expectations for the future. He explains the international expansion strategy, focusing on acquisitions…

Brembo: Interview with Stéphane Rolland

Brembo: Interview with Stéphane Rolland

Stéphane Rolland, the President and CEO of Brembo North America, recently talked about the company’s focus and initiatives in the automotive industry. During this conversation, he highlights some of the challenges faced by the industry, such as sustainability and increasing…

NUADI Group: Interview with Jose Ciordia

NUADI Group: Interview with Jose Ciordia

The Coffee Brake series is the official podcast of The BRAKE Report Jose Ciordia, CEO of NUADI Group, discusses the company’s background and position as a leading manufacturer of brake components for the automotive industry. He highlights the changes in…

Continental: Interview with Lutz Kuehnke

Continental: Interview with Lutz Kuehnke

Welcome to another edition of the Coffee Brake podcast. In today’s episode, we are delighted to have Lutz Kuehnke join us for an insightful discussion on Continental and its global leadership within the automotive brake segment. Lutz will be sharing…

PureForge: Interview with Gordon Heidacker

PureForge: Interview with Gordon Heidacker

Welcome to another episode of the Coffee Brake Podcast. As we all know, the world of brake technology is ever-evolving, and few companies exemplify that evolution quite like PureForge. Joining us is the visionary at the helm of this groundbreaking…

Bosch USA: Interview with Dr. Mark Phipps

Bosch USA: Interview with Dr. Mark Phipps

Welcome to another episode of the Coffee Brake Podcast, the official podcast of The BRAKE Report. In this interview, we’re joined by Dr. Mark Phipps, Director of Engineering for Bosch USA’s aftermarket brake division. Dr. Phipps shares his expertise on…

ZF Group: Interview with Ryan Biehl

ZF Group: Interview with Ryan Biehl, Senior Vice President, Foundation Brake Product Line

In our first official episode of the Coffee Brake podcast, brought to you by The BRAKE Report, we delve deep into the world of advanced braking systems, the fascinating intersection of cutting-edge tech, and the ever-evolving dynamics of the automobile…

The Hottest Jobs in the Automotive Brake Industry

The Hottest Jobs in the Automotive Brake Industry

The automotive brake industry is an ever-evolving sector with a growing demand for skilled professionals. As vehicles continue to become more advanced, the need for cutting-edge brake technology has never been more crucial. This list explores the hottest jobs in…