David C Dauch, chairman and CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM).
David C Dauch, chairman and CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM).

David C Dauch, chairman and CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM), has received an entrepreneur of the year award for the Michigan and Northwest Ohio, USA, region.

The award recognizes entrepreneurs who excel in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

‘I am both humbled and honored to be named an Entrepreneur of the Year,’ said Dauch. ‘AAM’s long-term global growth strategy is to sustain and enhance our financial, operational and technological performance.  We took a major strategic step forward this past year and have now transformed AAM into a vastly different company with new customers, new technologies and a new geographic footprint.’

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