Leadership starts here

Education & Experience

B.S. - Lawrence Technological University

Joined AAM:
2015 - Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning

Our Leadership

Timothy E. Bowes

President - Casting

Timothy E. Bowes is President of AAM’s Casting Business Unit. Prior to this position, Mr. Bowes was Senior Vice President Strategy and Business Development.   

Prior to joining AAM in 2015, he served as the CEO & President of Transtar Corporation, a privately owned company involved in the distribution & remanufacturing of drivetrain components in the automotive aftermarket, as well as manufacturing and distribution to the PB&E market.  Mr. Bowes held the position from 2013 to 2015. In this role, he was responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to assuming this position, Bowes was Executive Officer & President of Commercial Truck at Meritor Inc. where he was responsible for all OE activities in North America, South America and Europe.

Prior to joining Meritor in 2005, he held various leadership positions during his 25-year automotive and industrial career managing business operations, strategic opportunities and sales & marketing for multiple organizations.  In addition, to Transtar and Meritor, Bowes career also includes time spent at Hilite International, Wescast Industries, Intermet Corporation and ITT Automotive. 

Bowes holds a bachelor of science degree in Industrial Management from Lawrence Technological University and a master’s degree in business administration in International Business from Wayne State University.