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American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc (AXL.N)

AXL.N on New York Stock Exchange

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17 May 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Dauch

54 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Simonte

55 2015 President

Christopher May

49 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Timothy Bowes

55 2017 President - Casting

David Buckley

54 2019 President - Europe

Gregory Deveson

57 2019 President - Driveline

Norman Willemse

62 2015 President - Metal Forming

Tolga Oal

47 2019 Senior Vice President - Global Procurement & Supplier Quality Engineering

James Voeffray

53 2018 Senior Vice President - Global Sales & Product Management

James Zaliwski

48 2019 Chief Accounting Officer

Michael Lynch

54 2017 Vice President - Finance, Controller

David Barnes

60 2017 Vice President, General Counsel

Terri Kemp

53 2012 Vice President - Human Resources

Samuel Valenti

73 2017 Lead Independent Director

Elizabeth Chappell

61 2004 Independent Director

William Kozyra

61 2015 Independent Director

Peter Lyons

63 2015 Independent Director

James McCaslin

70 2011 Independent Director

William Miller

63 2005 Independent Director

Herbert Parker

61 2018 Independent Director

Sandra Pierce

60 2018 Independent Director

John Smith

68 2011 Independent Director

Jason Parsons

2016 Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

David Dauch

Mr. David C. Dauch is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Dauch has served on AAM's Board of Directors since April 2009 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in August 2013. From September 2012 through August 2015, Mr. Dauch served as AAM’s President & CEO. Prior to that, Mr. Dauch served as President & Chief Operating Officer (2008 - 2012) and held several other positions of increasing responsibility from the time he joined AAM in 1995. Presently, he serves on the boards of Business Leaders for Michigan, the Detroit Economic Club, the Detroit Regional Chamber, the Great Lakes Council Boy Scouts of America, the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Michigan, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), Amerisure Mutual Holdings, Inc. and the Amerisure Companies (since December 2014). Mr. Dauch also serves on the Miami University Business Advisory Council, the General Motors Supplier Council and the FCA NAFTA Supplier Advisory Council.

Michael Simonte

Mr. Michael K. Simonte is a President of the Company. Mr. Simonte previously served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (since December 2011); Executive Vice President - Finance & Chief Financial Officer (since February 2009); Group Vice President - Finance & Chief Financial Officer (since December 2007); Vice President - Finance & Chief Financial Officer (since January 2006); Vice President & Treasurer (since May 2004); and Treasurer (since September 2002). Mr. Simonte joined AAM in December 1998 as Director, Corporate Finance. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Simonte served as Senior Manager at the Detroit office of Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Simonte is a certified public accountant.

Christopher May

Mr. Christopher John May is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Treasurer (since December 2011); Assistant Treasurer (since September 2008); Director of Internal Audit (since September 2005); Divisional Finance Manager - Metal Formed Products (since June 2003); Finance Manager - Three Rivers Manufacturing Facility (since August 2000); Manager, Financial Reporting (since November 1998) and Financial Analyst since joining AAM in 1994. Prior to joining AAM, Mr. May served as a Senior Accountant for Ernst & Young. Mr. May is a certified public accountant.

Timothy Bowes

Mr. Timothy Earl Joseph Bowes is President - Casting of the Company. Mr. Bowes previously served as Senior Vice President - Strategic & Business Development (since April 2016) and Senior Vice President - Corporate Planning (since December 2015). Prior to joining AAM, Mr. Bowes served as Chief Executive Officer & President of Transtar Corporation, since 2013. Prior to Transtar, Mr. Bowes served as Executive Officer & President - Commercial Truck at Meritor Inc., which he joined in 2005. He has held various leadership positions during his 25-year automotive and industrial career, managing business operations, strategic opportunities and sales & marketing for multiple organizations. In addition to Transtar and Meritor, Mr. Bowes' career also includes working at Hilite International, Wescast Industries, Intermet Corporation and ITT Automotive.

David Buckley

Mr. David M. Buckley is President - Europe of the Company. He joined AAM in November 2017 as Vice President - Strategic and Business Development. Prior to joining AAM, Mr. Buckley served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Vexos, Inc from 2014 to 2017. Before joining Vexos, Mr. Buckley gained extensive global leadership experience as Chief Executive Officer of Cross Match Technologies, Vectronix and Modtech. Earlier in his career, Mr. Buckley led successful business units at General Electric and PricewaterhouseCoopers consulting. Mr. Buckley is a certified LEAN expert. Mr. Buckley is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and serves on the U.S. Naval Academy admissions board, and as a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation Board.

Gregory Deveson

Mr. Gregory Deveson is President - Driveline of the Company. Prior to that, he served as President - Powertrain since joining AAM in April 2017. Prior to joining AAM, Mr. Deveson served as Senior Vice President of the Driveline Systems Group at Magna Powertrain from 2008 to 2016. Over his 25-year automotive and manufacturing career, Mr. Deveson has managed business operations, strategic opportunities, product engineering, purchasing and quality for multiple organizations.

Norman Willemse

Mr. Norman Willemse has been appointed as President - Metal Forming of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Vice President - Metal Formed Product Business Unit (since December 2011); Vice President - Global Metal Formed Product Business Unit (since October 2008); Vice President - Global Metal Formed Product Operations (since December 2007); General Manager - Metal Formed Products Division (since July 2006) and Managing Director - Albion Automotive (since joining our Company in August 2001). Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Willemse served at AS Transmissions & Steering (ASTAS) for seven years as Executive Director Engineering Group Manager Projects and Engineering and John Deere for over 17 years in various engineering positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. Willemse is a professional certified mechanical engineer.

Tolga Oal

Mr. Tolga I. Oal is Senior Vice President - Global Procurement & Supplier Quality Engineering of the company, Prior to that he was President - Driveline (since September 2018), and Senior Vice President - AAM and President - AAM North America since joining our Company in September 2015. Prior to joining AAM, Mr. Oal served as Vice President of Global Electronics for TRW Automotive, since 2012. Before that, Mr. Oal served in various manufacturing and management positions of increasing responsibility within TRW for Global Electronics, including Director of Operations and as Director of Finance. Prior to joining TRW, Mr. Oal held various leadership positions in engineering, sales, purchasing, and finance at Siemens VDO Automotive/Continental.

James Voeffray

Mr. James Voeffray is Senior Vice President - Global Sales & Product Management of the Company. Prior to joining AAM, Mr. Voeffray served as Senior Vice President - Sales, Marketing & Program Management for GKN's Automotive Driveline Division from 2016 to 2018. During his 20 year career with GKN, Mr. Voeffray held a number of global leadership roles in the United States and United Kingdom, including the role of Senior Vice President - eDrive Systems. Mr. Voeffray also held various roles at Magna Powertrain Division and Ford Motor Company.

James Zaliwski

Mr. James G. Zaliwski is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Zaliwski has been Executive Director, Corporate Finance of the Company since April 2017. Prior to that, he served as Director, Corporate Finance (since September 2008) and on the Financial Reporting staff since joining AAM in 2003. Prior to joining AAM, Mr. Zaliwski served as an audit manager at Grant Thornton, LLP. Mr. Zaliwski is a certified public accountant.

Michael Lynch

Mr. Michael J. Lynch is Vice President - Finance, Controller of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Vice President - Driveline Business Performance & Cost Management (since May 2015); Vice President - Finance & Controller (since September 2012); Executive Director & Controller (since October 2008); Director - Commercial Analysis (since July 2006); Director - Finance, Driveline Americas (since March 2006); Director - Investment & Commercial Analysis (since November 2005); Director - Finance, Driveline (since October 2005); Director - Finance Operations, U.S. (since April 2005); Manager - Finance (since June 2003); Manager - Finance, Forge Division (since September 2001); Finance Manager - Albion Automotive (since October 1998); Supervisor - Cost Estimating (since February 1998) and Financial Analyst at the Detroit Manufacturing Facility since joining AAM in September 1996. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Lynch served at Stellar Engineering for nine years in various capacities.

David Barnes

Mr. David E. Barnes is Vice President & General Counsel of the Company. In addition to his responsibilities as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, he also serves as the Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. Prior to joining AAM, Mr. Barnes served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Atlas Oil Company. He has held various positions during his career at Ford Motor Company, Dykema Gossett and Venture Holdings LLC, after beginning his career at Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn. Mr. Barnes holds a juris doctor degree.

Terri Kemp

Mrs. Terri M. Kemp is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Prior to that, she served as Executive Director - Human Resources & Labor Relations (since November 2010), Executive Director - Human Resources (since September 2009), Director - Human Resources Operations (since October 2008), and served in various plant and program management roles since joining the Company in July 1996. Prior to joining our Company, Mrs. Kemp served for nine years at Corning Incorporated, where she progressed through a series of manufacturing positions with increasing responsibility, including Industrial Engineer, Department Head and Operations Manager.

Samuel Valenti

Mr. Samuel Valenti, III, is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Valenti serves as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Valenti Capital LLC and World Capital Partners (investment firms) since 2000 Positions at Masco Corporation (1968 - 2008) –President, Masco Capital Corporation 1988 - 2008 –Vice President - Investments Masco Corporation 1974 - 1998

Elizabeth Chappell

Ms. Elizabeth A. Chappell is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Chappell has served as Executive Chairwoman (co-founder) RediMinds, Inc. (data strategy, engineering and innovation firm) since December 2017 –President & Chief Executive Officer Detroit Economic Club 2002 - 2017 –Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Compuware Corporation 1997 - 2001 –President & Chief Executive Officer of a consulting firm she founded 1995 - 2000 –Various executive positions with increasing responsibility with AT&T for 16 years

William Kozyra

Mr. William L. Kozyra is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kozyra is President & Chief Executive Officer TI Fluid Systems plc (TI Automotive) (fluid storage, carrying and delivery systems) since 2008 –President & Chief Executive Officer Continental AG North America 1998 - 2008 –Member of Executive Board Continental AG (DAX) 2006 - 2008 –Vice President & General Manager Brake Products Division of Bosch Braking Systems 1995 - 1997.

Peter Lyons

Mr. Peter D. Lyons is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Lyonsis Attorney, U.S. Regional Managing Partner Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP New York, NY since September 2014 –Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions Group Shearman & Sterling LLP New York, NY 1979 - 2014.

James McCaslin

Mr. James A. McCaslin is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McCaslin had a Positions at Harley-Davidson (Retired 2010): –President & Chief Operating Officer 2001 - 2009 –Various senior executive positions 1992 - 2001 Other Manufacturing Company Positions: –Manufacturing and Engineering executive JI Case (agricultural equipment) 1989 - 1992 –Manufacturing and Quality executive Chrysler Corporation Volkswagen of America General Motors Corporation 1966 - 1989

William Miller

Mr. William P. Miller, II, CFA, is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Miller is Head of Asset Allocation Saudi Arabian Investment Company since October 2013 –Senior Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer Financial Markets International, Inc. April 2011 - October 2013 –Deputy Chief Investment Officer Ohio Public Employees Retirement System 2005 - 2011 –Senior Risk Manager Abu Dhabi Investment Authority 2003 - 2005 –Independent Risk Oversight Officer and Chief Compliance Officer Commonfund Group 1996 - 2002

Herbert Parker

Mr. Herbert Kent Parker is an Independent Director of the Company. He had a Positions at Harman International Industries, Inc.: –Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence January 2015 - March 2017 –Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 2008 - January 2014 Positions at ABB, Inc. and related ABB companies: –Chief Financial Officer, North America 2006 - 2008 –Chief Financial Officer, Automation Technologies Division 2002 - 2005 –Various finance positions of increasing responsibility throughout Asia, Europe and North America 1980 - 2002

Sandra Pierce

Ms. Sandra E. Pierce serves as Independent Director of the company. Ms. Pierce is Chair, Huntington Bank Michigan and Sr. Vice President, Private Client Group & Regional Banking Director since August 2016 –Vice Chair, First Merit Corporation and Chair and Chief Executive Officer, First Merit Michigan (acquired by Huntington Bank) 2013 - 2016 –President and Chief Executive Officer, Charter One, Midwest Regional Executive (RBS Citizens, N.A.) 2005 - 2012 –Various banking and executive positions with increasing responsibility with JPMorgan Chase, Michigan (successor to Bank One, First Chicago NBD and NBD Bank, N.A.) 1978 - 2005

John Smith

Mr. John F. Smith, Jr., is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Smith is Principal, Eagle Advisors LLC (strategy development and performance improvement consulting) since 2011 Positions at General Motors: –Group Vice President, Corporate Planning and Alliances (most recent position) 2000 - 2010 –General Manager, Cadillac Motor Car 1997 - 1999 –President, Allison Transmission 1994 - 1996 –Vice President, Planning; International Operations, Zurich Switzerland 1989 - 1993

Jason Parsons