Horton Pedestrian Access Solutions, which offers specialty door and access applications, has named Dan Seymour as its new vice president of engineering, the company announced.

Horton Pedestrian Access Solutions, which offers specialty door and access applications, has named Dan Seymour as its new vice president of engineering, the company announced.

Seymour takes the role with more than 21 years of leadership experience. His responsibilities include overseeing the new product development and sustaining engineering teams for Horton Automatics and FLEX by Horton product lines. He will also assume responsibility for technical support and configuration and master data teams.

Horton Pedestrian Access Solutions operates under the brands Horton Automatics, Won-Door, FLEX by Horton and Door Services Corp.

“Having held roles in supply chain and manufacturing engineering and leading cross-functional teams in the launch of new products, Dan brings a wealth of knowledge and competencies to our engineering processes and product launches,” says Joy Ribble, president of Horton Pedestrian Access Solutions. “Equally important, he brings strong leadership skills to further assist in the development and success of our engineering team.”

Seymour’s arrival is part of Horton Pedestrian Access Solutions’ reallocation efforts to combine engineering teams under singular leadership. His hire will free up marketing and sales executives to focus on growing the company’s transit business and increasing market shares.

Seymour earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering in 1997 from Central Connecticut State University and his Master of Science in business administration in 2017 from Texas A&M Corpus Christi.