David Dauch is chairman, president and CEO of American Axle u0026amp; Manufacturing Inc. (AAM). He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of AAM, which include more than 30 locations in 13 countries. He is also responsible for developing and implementing the company’s operating and strategic objectives as well as providing AAM’s Board of Directors with vision and insight for AAM’s strategic plans.rnrnPrior to his appointment as CEO, Dauch served as president and chief operating officer, and executive vice president and chief operating officer. Dauch previously served as manager of AAM’s sales administration. He has over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry and earned a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and master’s degree from Michigan State University.