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Education & Experience


Education:
Professional Certified Mechanical Engineer

Joined AAM:
2001 - Managing Director, Albion Automotive

Our Leadership

Norman Willemse

President - Metal Forming


Norman Willemse joined AAM in 2001 as Managing Director of AAM's UK subsidiary Albion Automotive. Since then, Willemse has served in a variety of positions with increasing responsibility including: Managing Director, European Operations & Albion Automotive and General Manager, Metal Formed Products Division. Prior to assuming his current position in August 2015, he served as Vice President - Metal Formed Products.

Willemse began his automotive career in 1976 at John Deere. He served in various engineering positions of increasing responsibility during his 17 years at the company. His positions included Industrial Engineering & Methods Engineering, Tool & Machine Design, and Manager of Manufacturing & Plant Engineering.

Prior to joining AAM, Willemse worked at Automotive Manufacturing Investments (AMI) & AS Transmissions & Steering (ASTAS) where he served as Director of Engineering and Group Manager Projects & Engineering.

Willemse is a Professional Certified Mechanical Engineer.