Years of experience working IN and WITH the global brake industry.

Brian Hagman is President of Hagman Search Group and has spent the last 15+ years working in the brake industry through various HR leadership and executive search positions and is 100% dedicated to the industry.

Brian's extensive search experience in the Friction, Foundation Brake, and Advanced Braking segments in both the automotive and commercial vehicle space and has placed top industry candidates in mid-senior levels roles in a variety of disciplines.

Brian is also founder and 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. The website, weekly newsletter, and LinkedIn company pages and group have made The BRAKE Report the go-to resource for brake industry professionals around the world.

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We’ve developed a strong and diverse network of top industry talent which includes Sales, Engineering, and Product Management in the automotive and commercial vehicle segments.
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We provide a wide range of brake industry opportunities from clients searching for your specific expertise in the areas of friction, foundation brake, and advanced braking technologies.

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Career Brakes: Brake Companies Have To Do Better Telling Their Stories
DRESDEN, Germany – Several C-Suite Executives attending EuroBrake 2019 asked me...
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Career Brakes: Why Companies Lose Top Recruits
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