Häfele America Co. Management

The executive team at Häfele America Co. has more than 100 years of total experience in the industry.  Our management team has a quality mix of engineeeirng, operations, sales and finance that contributes to our value to our customers.

Company Officers

Paul Smith

Paul K. Smith

President / CEO

Mr. Smith came to Häfele in 2011 and brings many years of business leadership with expertise in manufacturing and product development. Mr. Smith has an MBA with an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University.

Gary Crysel

Gary Crysel

Vice President - CFO

Mr. Crysel has worked at Häfele for 20+ years. Prior to joining Häfele he worked in public accounting serving clients in the manufacturing and distribution industries. Mr. Crysel has a degree in Accounting from North Carolina State University.