Management

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Robert McCormick
President and Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert McCormick became President and Chief Executive Officer of Douglas Dynamics and a Director of the Company in January 2019. He had previously served as Chief Operating Officer since 2017. Prior to that role, Mr. McCormick also served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 2004 to 2017, Executive Vice President from 2010 through 2017 and as Secretary from 2005 through 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McCormick served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Xymox Technology Inc. from 2001 to 2004. Prior to that, Mr. McCormick served in various capacities in the Newell Rubbermaid Corporation, including President from 2000 to 2001 and Vice President Group Controller from 1997 to 2000. While Mr. McCormick served as President at Newell Rubbermaid, he was responsible for Newell's Mirro / Wearever Cookware, and as Vice President Group Controller, he was responsible for worldwide strategic and financial responsibilities for 12 Company divisions with sales of over two billion dollars.
    James L. Janik
    Executive Chairman
    Executive Chairman
    James L. Janik became Executive Chairman of Douglas Dynamics in January 2019 after serving as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company since 2000. He also became Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2014. Mr. Janik joined the Company in 1992 as Director of Sales of Western Products, and also served as General Manager of the Western Products division from 1994 to 2000 and Vice President of Marketing and Sales from 1998 to 2000. Prior to joining Douglas Dynamics, Mr. Janik was the Vice President of Marketing and Sales of Sunlite Plastics Inc. and also spent eleven years at John Deere Company in a number of key marketing, sales and production management positions.
      Sarah Lauber
      Chief Financial Officer & Secretary
      Chief Financial Officer & Secretary
      Sarah Lauber has been serving as our Chief Financial Officer & Secretary since August 2017. Prior to joining us, Mrs. Lauber was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Jason Industries, Inc., a diversified industrial company. Prior to her time at Jason Industries, Mrs. Lauber served as Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis at Regal Beloit Corporation, a manufacturer of electric motors, generators and controls, and mechanical motion control products, from 2011 to 2015. Mrs. Lauber previously served as Chief Financial Officer of A.O. Smith Corporation’s Electrical Products Company (“EPC”), a manufacturer of electric motors for residential and commercial applications, from 2002 until EPC was acquired by Regal Beloit in 2011. Mrs. Lauber began her career as an accountant at KPMG.
        Keith Hagelin
        President Commercial Snow & Ice
        President Commercial Snow & Ice

        Keith Hagelin has been serving as President of Commercial Snow & Ice since 2017.  Prior to this role, Mr. Hagelin served as our Vice President, Operations since 2009 and Senior Vice President, Operations since September 2013, having previously spent 14 years in progressive roles with us, including Plant Manager and General Manager—Rockland and most recently Vice President of Manufacturing from 2007 to 2009. Prior to joining Douglas, Mr. Hagelin spent 13 years at Raytheon Corporation in various manufacturing, production and new product development roles.

          Jonathon P. Sievert
          President, Work Truck Solutions
          President, Work Truck Solutions

          Jonathon P. Sievert has been serving as our President, Work Truck Solutions, since March, 2019. Prior to his role as President, Work Truck Solutions, Mr. Sievert served as our President, Municipal Snow & Ice, since March 2017. Mr. Sievert served as our Senior Vice President, Operations, Municipal Snow & Ice from July 2015 through March 2017, Director, Operational Excellence, Douglas Dynamics from October 2012 through July 2015 and Business Unit Manager, Commercial Snow & Ice from January 2009 through October 2012. During the prior 10 years, Mr. Sievert served as Director of Operations for Cole Manufacturing Inc.