Pella Appoints Chief HR Officer From Search Led by Hanold Associates


Pella has appointed John Bollman as Chief Human Resources Officer based in Pella, Iowa. Hanold Associates’ Managing Partner, Jason Hanold, led the search.

John Bollman comes to Pella from Cooper Tire & Rubber Company where he was the Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer. Mr. Bollman will report to Pella CEO, Tim Nagi, and oversee all facets of Human Resources strategy and execution.

“John and Tim are a dynamic team, and John brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will prove vital to the Pella journey”, said Jason Hanold, Managing Partner at Hanold Associates.

The Pella Corporation is a privately held window and door manufacturing company headquartered in Pella, Iowa, and with manufacturing and sales operations in a number of locations in the United States. Founded in 1925 by Pete and Lucille Kuyper, Pella is a leader in technology and innovation. The company, still owned by the Kuyper family, is based on the principles of traditional American values, integrity and the desire to enrich the homes and lives of others. It has been awarded more than 150 product and design patents and the team is as committed as ever to continuing the company’s proud heritage of building innovative windows and doors.

Hanold Associates is the leading retained boutique executive search firm focused on HR and Diversity & Inclusion Officers. Our client list is diverse across industries, geographies and business scenarios, and culture is at the core of everything we do. Our clients include the National Football League, Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, Patagonia, Gucci, Kohler, REI, Live Nation Entertainment, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Major League Baseball, Kellogg, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, L Catterton, Northwestern University, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, Kohler, SC Johnson, eBay, Great Place To Work, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Edward Jones, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Google, Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Wikimedia, CNA Insurance, Cummins, Tyson, ClubCorp, CDW, Nike, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Ford Motor Company, among others.