Alum David C. Dauch Appointed President and CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing

September 2012

On August 29th, American Axle & Manufacturing (NYSE: AXL,, a manufacturer of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components for trucks and passengers, announced the appointment of David C. Dauch as President and CEO. Previously, he served as President & COO.

Thomas K. Walker, the independent lead director of AAM's Board of Directors agrees, "As a Board, we place a very high priority on succession planning and the development of management to ensure the Company's continuing success. David C. Dauch is a results driven leader and has been instrumental in diversifying AAM's product portfolio and customer base while establishing a global manufacturing, engineering and sourcing footprint."

Dauch is a 1986 graduate of Miami University where he earned degrees in both Operations and Purchasing Management. He has continued his service to the Farmer School as a donor, a classroom speaker, and currently serves as a member of the Business Advisory Council.