Wil VandeWiel has been named president of DORMA Architectural Hardware, a leading manufacturer and marketer of door system technology, including surface closers, concealed closers, locks and key systems, exit devices, low energy operators, coordinator systems, fire/life safety, overhead stops/holders, access control, and pivots.
Mr. VandeWiel brings to this leadership position broad and deep domestic and international experience, most recently in the high security industry. He recently was managing director for Bosch Security Systems, a major security business based in Lancaster, Pa. He has also held numerous senior-level positions at Bosch and elsewhere in business development, sales and marketing, quality and operations. This varied background is expected to be an important asset supporting DORMA Architectural Hardware in its mission of providing premium access solutions.
A native of the Netherlands, Mr. VandeWiel received his mechanical engineering degree at Eindhoven Technical University in his homeland, and his MBA at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds a Master Black Belt in the application of Lean Enterprise techniques.
Mr. VandeWiel succeeds Scott Duncan, who retired recently after six years as president of DORMA Architectural Hardware.