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Published on September 4, 2018

AAM Announces Officer Appointments

DETROIT, Sept. 4, 2018 – American Axle & Manufacturing (NYSE: AXL) announced the following officer appointments:

Alberto L. Satine has been named President, Electrification. Satine will lead the company’s continued transformation into a high-tech electric driveline systems supplier for global automakers. 

Tolga I. Oal, has been appointed President - Driveline Business Unit. Oal will lead AAM's global driveline operations which has 16 facilities in eight countries.

James Voeffray has been named Senior Vice President, Global Sales. Voeffray will focus on enhancing AAM’s customer relationships while continuing AAM’s global organic growth plans.

Voeffray joins AAM from GKN, most recently having served as Senior Vice President - Sales, Marketing and Program Management of their Automotive Driveline Division. In his 20 year career at GKN, Voeffray held several executive positions which also included leading their eDrive business unit.  Before joining GKN, he held various roles at Magna Powertrain Division and Ford Motor Company.

“We are extremely pleased to announce these officer appointments as well as welcome the addition of Jim to the AAM executive management team,” said David C. Dauch, AAM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  “These appointments further solidify AAM’s leadership team as we continue to focus on organic growth with our traditional products while expanding our product offerings to propulsion systems that include electrification.”

Complete bios of AAM’s officers can be found on

About AAM

AAM (NYSE: AXL) is a premier, global leader in design, engineering, validation and manufacturing of driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Headquartered in Detroit, AAM has over 25,000 associates operating at more than 90 facilities in 17 countries to support our customers on global and regional platforms with a focus on quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.  To learn more, visit

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