Sabrina Soussan takes over as CEO of dormakaba

Sabrina Soussan takes over as CEO of dormakaba

After joining dormakaba on 1 January 2021, Sabrina Soussan has assumed executive responsibility for the dormakaba Group as its new CEO as of 1 April. As announced last summer, her predecessor Riet Cadonau will concentrate on his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors going forward. Mechanical and aeronautical engineer Sabrina Soussan has an impressive track record, particularly in terms of profitable growth and customer focus. She brings global experience from the automotive, mobility and building technology sectors. Most recently, she was Co-CEO of Siemens Mobility.

Sabrina Soussan takes over as CEO of dormakaba

Sabrina Soussan says: “I am honored to be CEO of this great company. I am looking forward to shaping the future of secure, seamless and sustainable access with my team to support our customers’ needs along the building lifecycle while at the same time further leveraging the growth potential of dormakaba.”

Sabrina Soussan introduces herself on the website of dormakaba:


Dear customers and partners,

I am very honored to introduce myself as new CEO of dormakaba. On 1 April, I have taken over this role from Riet Cadonau, who over the past ten years has made dormakaba your partner for smart and secure access solutions all over the globe.

I join dormakaba from Siemens Mobility, where I was Co-CEO since 2017. Before that, I held several leadership positions in Siemens’ mobility, building technologies and automotive businesses over the past 20 years.

I am an entrepreneur, passionate about the contribution that industry in general can bring to the challenges our societies face. I am passionate about delivering value to our customers and partners all over the globe. And I am passionate about leveraging the opportunities made possible through digitalization.

Customer centricity has always been at the heart of everything I have done during my career and will continue to be so at dormakaba. In line with our value customer first, under my leadership we will continue to support your business with attractive products, solutions and services that solve your challenges and pain points along the building lifecycle. To this end I am looking forward to engaging with you to better understand your specific needs and gain impulse on how to further improve your experience with dormakaba.

I would like to thank you for your continued loyalty to our offering and brand. I will work with my team and the whole dormakaba family to make sure that your loyalty is earned, focusing on meeting your needs for secure, seamless and sustainable access solutions.

I am looking forward to shaping the future of access with you.


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