dormakaba is pleased to announce that Ron Virden has joined its Access Solutions Americas segment as Senior Vice President, Entrance Systems & Interior Glass. He will lead these product lines in North and South America, with focus on growth.Virden joined dormakaba December 1, 2020, and will be based in the company’s Indianapolis headquarters.
“Ron is a proven security industry executive,” said Alex Housten, Chief Operating Officer, dormakaba AS AMER. “With his strong leadership record, built on exceptional customer service and product innovation, I am excited he will join our segment leadership team and drive critical growth initiatives.”
“dormakaba’s entrance systems and interior glass products play a vital role in today’s modern intelligent building, enabling smart and secure building entryways with unmatched architectural and aesthetic qualities,” said Virden. “Today’s buildings must also play a specific role in rebuilding occupant confidence, incorporating safety and health measures, including seamless and touchless solutions. My aim is to advance dormakaba entrance systems and interior glass products as the most trusted solutions in the industry. I am honored to join the dormakaba team and look forward to serving our customers.”
Virden has nearly 25 years of experience in executive leadership roles within multinational and portfolio companies in the security industry.His most recent role was as Chief Operating Officer and President, International at ACRE, LLC.
dormakaba is a leading global provider of access and security solutions. With trusted brands, such as dormakaba, BEST, Crane, Alvarado and Mesker, dormakaba is a single source for products, solutions, and services related to smart and secure access to buildings and rooms. With roughly 15,000 associates, we are active in over 130 countries.