Reamstown, Pa. (PRWEB) August 9, 2008
DORMA Group North America (DGNA) ( http://www.dorma-usa.com ) has appointed Jim Paterson as Group Human Resource Manager. He will be responsible for managing human resource functions for DGNA business units including DORMA Architectural Hardware, DORMA Glas, DORMA Entrance Systems and Modernfold Inc.
Working with human resource managers within each division, Paterson will continue to develop employee training programs to improve performance and hone leadership skills. In addition, he will help align policies and procedures for more than 900 employees throughout North America.
"Paterson has over two decades of experience in human resources with premier manufacturing and service organizations and will be key in the growth and development of the DGNA companies," says Larry O'Toole, President of DGNA.
Paterson is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a degree in Human Resource Management and is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP).
About DORMA Group North America
DORMA Group North America manufactures and markets a wide range of products for the architectural openings industry, with a particular focus on commercial and institutional openings. Part of The DORMA Group worldwide, DORMA Group North America comprises DORMA Architectural Hardware, DORMA Glas, Modernfold, DORMA Canada, DORMA Mexico, and DORMA Entrance Systems -- which markets products and services under the DORMA Automatics, Crane Revolving Door and Carolina Door Controls brands.
DORMA Group North America offerings include safety and security products, locks, door closers, exit devices, glass hardware and patch fittings, sliding and swinging automatic doors, revolving doors and operable partitions.