DETROIT, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) (NYSE: AXL) has appointed Tolga Oal Senior Vice President – AAM Corporate, the company announced today. Oal will continue to hold the role of President – AAM North America, leading the regional business and manufacturing activities for AAM's largest Driveline business unit.
"Tolga has been instrumental in strengthening AAM's North American business," said David C. Dauch, AAM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "He continues to play a key role in enhancing customer relationships while delivering on AAM's commitment of world-class quality and operational excellence."
Oal joined AAM in September 2015. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Global Electronics for TRW. During his career, Oal held various manufacturing and management positions of increasing responsibility within TRW for Global Electronics, including director of Operations and as director of Finance. Oal also held various leadership positions in engineering, sales, purchasing, and finance at Siemens VDO Automotive/Continental.
Oal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical and Process Engineering from Bosporus University, Istanbul, Turkey, and a Masters in International Business and Finance from the University of Florida in Gainesville.
AAM (NYSE: AXL) is a premier, global leader in design, engineering, validation and manufacturing of driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Headquartered in Detroit, AAM has over 25,000 associates operating at more than 90 facilities in 17 countries to support our customers on global and regional platforms with a focus on quality, operational excellence and technology leadership. To learn more, visit www.aam.com.
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