Dana Inc. announced that Matthew Fahnestock has joined the company as vice president and chief information officer. In this role, Fahnestock will oversee the development and implementation of Dana’s enterprise-wide information technology strategy.
“Matt brings a wealth of I.T. experience and perspective to this key leadership position,” said Jonathan Collins, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Dana. “His proven track record of enabling business success through technology will be invaluable as we continue to execute our enterprise strategy.”
Fahnestock most recently served as senior vice president and chief information officer for Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG), now part of TransCanada Corp., in Houston. In this role, he was responsible for designing, building, and implementing a new IT function. He also developed the organization’s initial IT vision, mission, policies and governance framework along with the accompanying operating plan. In addition, he led the development of CPG’s cybersecurity strategy and related enterprise cyber governance program.
Previous to this, Fahnestock spent several years with Rolls-Royce as chief information officer for its Energy Division and served as vice president of I.T. for AES Corp. He also served in strategic roles with Johnson Controls Inc.; Ford Motor Co.; Ernst & Young LLP (now EY); Deloitte & Touche LLP; and Electronic Data Systems.
Fahnestock earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.