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American Axle & Manufacturing Appoints New Board Member

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM) has appointed Larry Switzer to its board of directors. Switzer has an extensive background in finance, having served as senior executive vice president and CFO for Fruit of the Loom Inc.; executive vice president and CFO for Alco Standard Corp.; and senior vice president and CFO for S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. He has held senior executive positions at Bendix Corp., White Motor Corp. and Gencorp.

DETROIT — American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM) has appointed Larry Switzer to its board of directors.

Switzer has an extensive background in finance, having served as senior executive vice president and CFO for Fruit of the Loom Inc.; executive vice president and CFO for Alco Standard Corp.; and senior vice president and CFO for S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. He has held senior executive positions at Bendix Corp., White Motor Corp. and Gencorp.

Most recently, Switzer served as CEO of Danka PLC, the world’s second largest independent distributor of office equipment. Prior to his retirement in 2000, he led the successful restructuring and turnaround of that company.

“Throughout his career, Larry Switzer has demonstrated leadership in the financial area,” said AAM Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO Richard Dauch. “His experience and knowledge will be of value to AAM as we continue to implement our strategy of global expansion and profitable growth.”

For more information about AAM, go to: http://www.aam.com.

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