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Dana Strengthens Truck Leadership

Three new executive positions have been appointed within Dana's commercial truck and off-highway groups.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Dana has announced the appointment of three new executive positions within the company’s commercial truck and off-highway groups.

Frank Sheehan was appointed president of international business for Dana’s Heavy Vehicle Systems Group. James Wojciehowski was named vice president and general manager of marketing, sales and service for Dana’s Commercial Vehicle Products Group. Brian Couch was named general manager of service and support for Dana Spicer Service Parts.

A 34-year veteran with Dana, Sheehan will work with other product group presidents to develop growth plans and establish international partnerships, primarily in China and with Dongfeng Dana Axle Co. He recently served as vice president of global sales, marketing and product planning for Dana’s Commercial Vehicle Systems Group. In previous roles at Dana, he has served as vice president of sales and marketing for Dana’s Heavy Truck Group; general sales and marketing manager for Spicer Transmission Division; national sales manager for Heavy Truck, and as a sales engineer for the former Spicer Clutch Division.

Wojciehowski will focus on increasing growth and deployment of customer and product strategies, while continuing his role as vice president and general manager of Dana Service Parts. He joined Dana in April 2007 after working at Honeywell Aerospace, where his various roles included customer director of aerospace components; vice president of in-service platform solutions – engine systems and accessories; vice president of marketing – commercial aerospace, supporting strategic planning and investment prioritization; director of sales – military engines; director of joint ventures industrial and marine; and director of logistics – AlliedSignal engines.

Couch will be responsible for growth, customer satisfaction, profitability and cash management of Dana Service Parts. He comes to Dana from Eclipse Aviation, where he was the vice president of business development, services and support. Prior to that, he served as business leader for the business and general aviation aftermarket division of Honeywell Aerospace.

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