Author: Brian Hagman

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Brian Hagman is President of Hagman Search Group and Founder/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.

Senior Account Manager, Hagman Search Group

Location: Detroit, MI Hagman Search Group is conducting a Senior Manager – Engineering search for a global brake organization. The role is based in the Detroit area and will report to the company’s R&D Leader. The Senior Manager – Engineering is responsible for leading a team tasked with the design, development, validation, release &…

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Senior Account Manager, Hagman Search Group

Location: Remote / U.S. Hagman Search Group is conducting a Sales Manager search for a global brake organization. This is a remote-based position and will focus on developing and maintaining national fleet accounts across North America. The successful candidate will possess sales experience in national fleet, distribution, or automotive aftermarket…

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Cesrae Savini

Cesare Savini is the General Manager of ITT Friction Technologies and based in Italy. Brian Hagman and Cesare discuss a variety of topics including an overview of his company, the state of its operations, and what it’s like working and living in other countries. About ITT Friction Technologies ITT’s Friction…

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Alistair Fergusson, Alcon

Alistair Fergusson is Group Managing Director for Alcon Components Ltd. In this episode, Fergusson provides an update on Alcon’s current business situation and how they weathered the pandemic storm. About Alcon Alcon is a designer and manufacturer of ultra-high quality, low volume brake, clutch and other automotive components. It operates…

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Senior Account Manager, Hagman Search Group

Status: Position Filled Location: Detroit, MI Hagman Search Group is conducting a Senior Product Engineer search for a global brake organization. The role is located out of the Detroit area office and will report to the Engineering Manager. The Senior Product Engineer is responsible for the design, development, validation, release & launch of…

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Senior Account Manager, Hagman Search Group

Location: Remote / U.S. Hagman Search Group is conducting an Aftermarket Sales Manager search for a global, growing brake organization. The Sales Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining current business while researching ways to grow new business through product expansion, new product development and new distribution networks in the automotive aftermarket.…

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Career Brakes

Q: I have been with my company, a Tier 1 brake supplier, for seven years. I am getting restless. Is that a good enough reason to leave? Knowing when to seriously think about leaving your employer is a very tough call to make. So much goes into deciding, especially if…

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Brake Careers

Q: We are a brake company trying to recruit top-quality engineers to fill open positions. In the past few months, we have lost some high-quality recruits that we had in process of selection. What can we do to avoid losing talent in the hiring pipeline? Brian Hagman Answers: This is…

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Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards is Group Sales Director for Alcon. For 35 years, Alcon has been providing brake and clutch solutions to professional teams competing in the world’s prime motorsport series including F1, NASCAR, World Rally, Indy Car, and Touring Cars. In the following Q&A, Jonathan shares with us his valuable insights…

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Hadrian Rori

Hadrian Rori is Vice President of Engineering for PureForge. Using proprietary and patented technology called Atomic-Forged® process, PureForge supplies it’s treated rotors to the various fleets and law enforcement vehicles across North America. In the following Q&A, Hadrian shares with us his valuable insights on the topics of leadership and success.…

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Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is President of International Brake Industries (IBI). Established in 1967 and located in Lima, OH, International Brake Industries is a leader in the supply of brake hardware to the automotive industry. In the following Q&A, Paul shares with us his valuable insights on the topics of leadership and…

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Colin Smit

Colin Smit is Managing Director for the UK and Ireland for Lumag Ltd UK. Located in Poland, Lumag produces friction materials for the automotive and commercial vehicle brake segments. In the following Q&A, Colin shares with us his valuable insights on the topics of leadership and success. TBR: What is your…

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Rick Kaatz

Rick Kaatz is General Manager of North American Operations for KBAutosys. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in South Korea, KBAutosys is a global manufacturer of brake pads and linings for the automotive industry. In the following Q&A, Rick shares with us his valuable insights on the topics of leadership and success.…

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Lily Chen

Lily Chen is Chairman of Shandong Alltour Automotive Co., Ltd. (Alltour Automotive). Alltour Automotive’s mission is to become the world’s leading friction material manufacturer in the commercial vehicle market. The company provides superior quality brake pads and brake linings for trucks, trailers, buses and vans. In the following Q&A, Lily…

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