Sacramento, Calif.,-based Composite Technology International (CTI), has named Bryan Settje chief operating officer (COO) of the environmental engineering and manufacturing company that designs, develops and delivers millwork products for building product manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. This role will be managed from their Sacramento headquarters and Settje will now be responsible for aligning and managing CTI’s overseas teams in China and Southeast Asia, as well as its US-teams including sourcing, operations, quality control, engineering, inside sales, and transportation.

Bryan Settje

For over 5 years, Bryan has been a significant resource and major contributor in the success and growth at CTI. Moving into a management role is a natural progression that utilizes Bryan’s experience both domestically and internationally which he gained during his nearly 24 years at Jeld-Wen. In his new role he will further assist us in global manufacturing expansion throughout multiple countries while continuing to enhance our cutting edge product line,” said Griff Reid, CEO of Composite Technology International (CTI).

Settje joined CTI in 2015 as executive vice president of business development coming from JELD-WEN where he completed a 23-year career leading their door manufacturing operations in the interior, exterior and prehang groups. Settje’s responsibilities have evolved over the past five years with CTI, to include building business relationships with key customers in the door industry, continuous improvement/Lean initiatives, new product development, and expansion of the company’s manufacturing and distribution capabilities.

As COO, I am excited to provide a dynamic approach to new products, VAVE, diversified sourcing, and reliable supply of high quality and cost competitive products capitalize on new product solutions and continue to improve on quality and service for our Customers, JV Partners, Contract Mills, and CTI employees in order to keep pace with our customer’s growth and evolving expectations,” said Settje.

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