DORMA Group North America (DGNA) has appointed Jim Paterson as group human resource manager. He will be responsible for managing human resource functions for DGNA business units including DORMA Architectural Hardware, DORMA Glas, DORMA Entrance Systems and Modernfold Inc.
Working with human-resource managers within each division, Paterson will continue to develop employee-training programs to improve performance and hone leadership skills. In addition, he will help align policies and procedures for more than 900 employees throughout North America.
Paterson is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a degree in Human Resource Management and is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP).