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American Axle Chairman Richard Dauch Dies

  • Richard Dauch, the co-founder and Chairman of American Axle & Manufacturing (AXL), has died aged 71, the company has said, although it didn't disclose the cause of death.
  • Dauch was CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing until 2012, when he gave way to his son, David Dauch.
  • Along with two others, Dauch started American Axle in 1994 by acquiring five former GM plants and helped build it into a company with 2012 net profit of $368M and revenues of $3B.
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  • fourchan
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    after they worked over detroit, hard balled their workers and finally moved their operations overseas. i hope he took his hard earned cash with him. good riddance to him.
    4 Aug 2013, 02:49 PM Reply Like
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