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Published on August 8, 2017

Timothy E. Bowes Named President for AAM’s Casting Business Unit

DETROIT – Aug. 8 2017 – American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) (NYSE: AXL) has named Timothy E. Bowes President – Casting. In this role, Bowes will lead AAM’s casting business operations and will report to Michael K. Simonte, AAM President.

“We are pleased to appoint Tim as president of AAM’s Casting Business Unit,” said David C. Dauch, AAM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Tim’s leadership and manufacturing experience will be of great benefit to our operations as we continue to implement our growth strategies while expanding and diversifying of our customer base and served markets for our casting business.”

Bowes joined AAM in 2015, and previously held the position of Senior Vice President – Strategy & Business Development. Prior to joining AAM, Bowes held various leadership positions during his nearly 30-year automotive and industrial career managing business operations, strategic opportunities and sales & marketing for multiple organizations including CEO & President of Transtar Corporation and President – Commercial Truck of Meritor. 

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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