2013-02-18 14:37:51 -
Detroit, Michigan, February 18, 2013 - American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings
Inc., (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, today announced the following
Terry J. Woychowski has joined AAM as Senior Vice President, Engineering &
Quality. In this role, Woychowkski assumes the responsibilities of leading
AAM's product engineering and development, global manufacturing services and
quality and warranty activities. Woychowski, a former General Motors
Corporation (GM) executive, most recently served as GM's Vice President,
Global Quality & Vehicle Launches. In a career that has spanned more than 30
years in the automotive industry, Woychowski has directed total product
engineering of full size trucks, led total program management for the
engineering and manufacturing of cars and trucks worldwide
successfully led the efforts to develop and integrate quality strategies
across international markets.
Mark S. Barrett has been appointed Group Vice President, Procurement and
Program Management. Previously, he served as Group Vice President, Engineering
and Procurement. In this role, Barrett maintains the responsibility of AAM's
global procurement activities and assumes the responsibilities of global
program management and new product launches. In 2013, AAM will complete
twenty-eight major product launches worldwide, including the launch of its
industry-first EcoTrac(TM )Disconnecting All Wheel Drive System.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Terry J. Woychowski to the AAM executive
management team and to announce the appointment of Mark S. Barrett to his new
position," said AAM President & CEO David C. Dauch. "Terry has a proven
record in several high-profile positions in the automotive industry. His
extensive knowledge and experience in engineering, manufacturing and quality
will serve AAM well as we continue to further reinforce our commitment to
quality, technology leadership and operational excellence globally. Mark has
played a key role in the diversification and expansion of AAM's product
portfolio. His direct involvement in the development of these products makes
him the right person to lead the launch of programs in AAM's $1.25 billion new
business backlog for 2013-2015. "
Biographies of AAM's officers can be found at www.aam.com.
AAM is a world leader in the manufacture, engineering, design and validation of
driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and modules, chassis
systems and metal-formed products for light trucks, sport utility vehicles,
passenger cars, crossover vehicles and commercial vehicles. In addition to
locations in the United States (Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana), AAM
also has offices or facilities in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan,
Luxembourg, Mexico, Poland, Scotland, South Korea, Sweden and Thailand.
For more information...
Christopher M. Son
Director Investor Relations,
Corporate Communications & Marketing
Or visit the AAM website at www.aam.com.
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