2019 Investor Day
Join us on March 11, 2019
Please join us for an overview of the company's refreshed strategic plan focusing on key initiatives driving growth and future outlook.
Space is limited and registration is required for admittance. Please register by February 27 to reserve your spot.
For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact: InvestorRelations@dana.com
New York Stock Exchange
11 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
March 11, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
NYSE Entrance: 2 Broad Street
Please arrive at the security tent at the corner of Broad and Wall Street.
Please allow enough time for security processing and registration. You must have a government issued photo ID.
Introduction and Business Overview
Enterprise Strategy Refresh: Powering into e-Drive
Under his leadership, Dana has grown sales by nearly 20 percent, while profits have increased by 45 percent. With more than 30,000 people globally, Dana has approximately 140 major manufacturing and technical centers in 33 countries on six continents.
In addition to exceptional organic growth, the company has experienced growth through key acquisitions, including Magnum Gaskets, SIFCO S.A, Brevini Group, S.p.A, U.S Manufacturing Corporation, and TM4 Inc. As a result, Dana has expanded operations into eight new countries, including Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, and Turkey.
Dana, a people-centric organization, has been named an employer of choice around the world, including significant honors in India, Italy, South America, and the United States. Dana World Headquarters was named Top Workplace in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan the past two years, and Mr. Kamsickas was ranked as the top executive in the region in employee engagement by WorkplaceDynamics in 2017.
Prior to joining Dana in 2015, Mr. Kamsickas served as president and CEO of International Automotive Components (IAC) for eight years, and he was also head of Lear Corporation’s Interior Systems Division and held a number of additional leadership roles within that organization.
In addition to leading large, multinational organizations for more than a decade, Mr. Kamsickas has actively represented the interests of the automotive supply industry in U.S. congressional proceedings and the broader mobility supply industry as part of the President of the United States’ council on manufacturing and job creation. He has also been a select member of the Fiat Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors supplier councils. Currently, he serves on the Board of Trustees of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) and the United Way of Greater Toledo and is a member of the Toledo Rotary Foundation.
Mr. Kamsickas earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Michigan State University. He also holds an honorary doctoral degree from Central Michigan University.
Christophe Dominiak was born in France and has worked in the field of research and development for more than 30 years across a variety of industries. He currently serves as senior vice president and chief technology officer for Dana. In this role, Christophe leads Dana’s core products, industrial, and manufacturing engineering strategy, including the execution of the company’s enterprise strategy in the areas of commercialization of new technologies and acceleration of electrification and hybridization.
Christophe joined Dana in early 2016 as vice president of global off-highway engineering. Before joining Dana, he was deputy chief technology officer for Hutchinson, a global automotive and aerospace supplier in Paris. He also held a variety of strategic positions, including senior director of electronics engineering and purchasing, managing director of electronic assess systems, and vice president of security systems for Valeo. In addition, Christophe served as R&D chief engineer and program director at Rockwell in Paris and held engineering roles at both Webasto and Corning Inc.
During his time at Corning Inc., Christophe finalized his master thesis and developed a true passion for research and innovation. When he joined Rockwell, he gained his first true U.S. experience in the Science Center based in California. From there, his career enabled him to travel the world and be part of many different academic institutions where he served as an academic chairperson and participated in several boards for business innovation incubators.
Christophe earned a master’s degree in material specialization from the prestigious Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris where he also studied fundamental physics and mechanics, chemistry, electronics, and material science. In addition, he earned both an associate’s degree and bachelor’s degree in physics from Rouen University.
Mr. Collins joined the company after serving in the same role at ProQuest, a global leader in information resources, following previous experience in the automotive-supply industry.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Collins has gained extensive experience in various facets of corporate finance and has built a solid record for improving profitability and executing growth objectives in multi-national corporations.
Named senior vice president and chief financial officer of ProQuest in 2013, Mr. Collins worked with leadership across the company to improve the profitability of the business through strong cost discipline, organic growth, and accretive acquisitions. Prior to that role, he served as vice president of global financial operations for ProQuest, where he led the global financial planning and analysis function efforts while integrating the financial operations of multiple acquisitions.
Mr. Collins also served in executive operational and commercial finance positions at International Automotive Components Group (IAC) from 2007 to 2010. Prior to his time at IAC, he worked at Lear Corporation in various positions of increasing responsibility in finance and also served as a financial analyst with Accenture.
Mr. Collins earned an MBA, with distinction, from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Cedarville University in Ohio.