INDIANAPOLIS – Ben Brydges has been named dormakaba’s Executive Vice President, North America, which includes businesses in the USA and Canada. As such, he serves as a member of the dormakaba Group senior management team. Brydges will be based in the company’s North American headquarters in Indianapolis.
“Our industry is in the midst of a transformation that involves digitization and integration across the entire access ecosystem,” said Brydges. “This shift requires new security solutions that incorporate technology appropriately and work across a wide range of demographics in increasingly diverse settings. We will continue to deliver products, solutions, and services to create safe, secure, and sustainable places where people can move around seamlessly.”
Brydges will lead dormakaba North America committed to serve the marketplace with best-in-class products and services.
Brydges joined dormakaba in 2020. Immediately prior to his current role, he served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of dormakaba’s Specialty Access Solutions group with direct responsibilities to grow the hospitality, multifamily housing, vacation rental, and time & attendance businesses. He has also led the company’s program management and business transformation teams.
Brydges has over 20 years’ experience on the front lines of operations, sales, program management, customer centricity, and engineering with progressive responsibilities in the automotive, industrial, security, and consumer goods industries. He is known as a proven leader and people-manager who delivers improved and sustainable performance.
Brydges holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology and a Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Toledo.