AAM appoints Philip R. Guys to Chief Technology Officer

Mar 08, 2016, 08:00 ET from American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc.

DETROIT, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, today announced the expanded role of Philip R. Guys, adding the responsibility and title of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to his current role of Vice President – Driveline Product Engineering.

Guys will continue to have responsibility for AAM's global driveline product and advanced engineering organization, which includes over 1,500 engineers, scientists and technologists located in 14 technology and development centers around the world. With the addition of "CTO" to his formal title and responsibilities, Guys will now also lead the company's innovation strategy and roadmap while driving the design and development of advanced technologies as part of AAM's growth plan.

"Phil's leadership style, steadfast integrity and immense knowledge of systems integration and design will serve him well in this expanded role," said AAM Chairman & Chief Executive Officer David C. Dauch. "Including the responsibilities of CTO further strengthens AAM's commitment to being a technology leader in our industry. We will continue to deliver powerful and efficient products and solutions that are smarter and safer for our customers all around the world."

Guys has over 30 years of automotive experience and leadership in the design, development and manufacture of driveline and drivetrain products and systems.  He received a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985 and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in International Business from the University of Michigan in 1992.

Biographies for all of AAM's officers can be found at www.aam.com.

About AAM

AAM (NYSE: AXL) 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 (Indiana, Michigan and Ohio), AAM also has offices or facilities in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Poland, Scotland, South Korea, Sweden and Thailand. To learn more, visit www.aam.com.

For more information, contact: Christopher M. Son Director, Marketing & Communications (313) 758-4814 chris.son@aam.com

SOURCE American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc.