HAGER COMPANIES PROMOTES
RALPH J. (JOHNSTON) HAGER, III TO PRESIDENT AND C.O.O.
ST. LOUIS (September 13, 2022) – Hager Companies, a leading U.S. manufacturer of commercial and residential door hardware products, is pleased to announce the promotion of Johnston Hager to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Ralph J. Hager, II retains the position of Chief Executive Officer while Rusty Hager also retains his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
In his role as Senior Vice President of residential sales, national accounts, and customer support, Johnston was instrumental in driving customer relationships and reorganizing Hager’s customer support team. Under his leadership, Hager has expanded the technical services team and developed a customer support team that has been ranked #1 in surveys conducted by two of Hager's most prominent customers. Johnston continued to lead Hager's efforts within our residential products category and was able to increase market share during the post-pandemic supply chain struggles. Hager Companies looks forward to his continued leadership in his new role as President and Chief Operating Officer.
“On behalf of the board of directors and the entire Hager team, I want to congratulate Johnston on his promotion and wish him the best in his new role. I have complete faith in his abilities to lead our team to continued top and bottom-line growth going forward.”
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It’s been more than 170 years since Charles Hager first started working in a blacksmith shop. In that timespan, we’ve grown from forging wheel rims for Conestoga wagons to offering more than 6,000 door hardware products. Today, the products created by Hager Companies can be found all over the world for good reason: they’re built to last.To the story