Dana appoints Nick Stanage to lead commercial vehicle group

Author: Mendoza College

Dana Appoints Nick Stanage to Lead Commercial Vehicle Group 

Nick Stanage is a 1999 University of Notre Dame EMBA alumnus

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 22, 2005 -- Dana Corporation announced today that Nick Stanage has joined the company as vice president and general manager of its Commercial Vehicle Group. In this role, he will be responsible for leading Dana's global commercial vehicle operations.

"Nick brings a solid combination of technical, industrial, and leadership capabilities to Dana," said Nick Cole, president of Dana's Heavy Vehicle Technologies and Systems Group. "Building on this expertise, he will play a pivotal role in our effort to capitalize on the current strong market by improving our operating efficiencies in all areas and focusing on profitable growth of the business in this important sector."

Mr. Stanage comes to Dana from Honeywell, Inc., where he most recently served as vice president and general manager of the Engine Systems and Accessories division, which is associated with the company's aerospace operations. He began his career with Honeywell in 1986 as an engineer. His subsequent roles at Honeywell included serving as marketing manager for Aerospace Equipment Systems, director of Engineering and Program Management, vice president of Operations, and vice president of Integrated Supply Chain and Technology for the company's Consumer Products Group, which produces a variety of automotive products. He began his career as an engineer with Clark Equipment Company.

Mr. Stanage earned his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at Western Michigan University and his master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a graduate of the executive leadership program at the American Graduate School of International Management ( Thunderbird).

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Dana people design and manufacture products for every major vehicle producer in the world. Dana is focused on being an essential partner to automotive, commercial, and off-highway vehicle customers, which collectively produce more than 60 million vehicles annually. A leading supplier of axle, driveshaft, engine, frame, chassis, and transmission technologies, Dana employs 46,000 people in 28 countries. Based in Toledo, Ohio, the company reported sales of $9.1 billion in 2004. Dana's Internet address is: www.dana.com.