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David Brown

David Brownplant manager
American Axle & Manufacturing

David D. Brown joined American Axle & Manufacturing in June 1994 as an area manager – Front Axles, Detroit Gear & Axle. Since then, he has served in various manufacturing management positions with increasing responsibility including: launch manager, Detroit Gear & Axle; business planner, Driveline Division; and AAM director, Launch. Prior to assuming his current position, Brown served as plant manager, Detroit Manufacturing Complex.

He began his automotive manufacturing career in 1989 at Chrysler Motors Corporation as a college-graduate-in-training. He progressed through a series of manufacturing positions including production supervisor, Warren Truck Assembly Plant, and industrial engineer at Sterling Heights Assembly Plant.

David holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education from Miami University and a Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Management from Kettering University. He is a member of the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Groves Center Advisory Board.