Dana President Elected To Company's Board Of Directors

Dec 9, 1996


    TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Dana
Corporation (NYSE: DCN) today elected the company's president, Joseph M.
Magliochetti, a member of the board.  Magliochetti's election increases the
size of the Dana board to 10 persons.
    "Joe makes a great addition to the Dana Board!" said Chairman Southwood J.
Morcott.  "With his broad experience, he will really assist me and the board
in implementing our plans for taking Dana Corporation beyond the year 2000 and
into the 21st Century."
    Magliochetti joined the Victor Manufacturing Company of Chicago in 1966.
Following Dana's acquisition of Victor in 1967, he served in a variety of
sales, engineering and manufacturing positions at several Dana divisions.  In
1978, he was promoted to general manager of the Spicer Clutch Division.  He
was appointed president of Dana Europe in 1980 and lived in London for five
years, heading the company's operations on that continent.  In 1985, he
returned to the U.S. as a group vice president of North American Operations
with a focus on industrial and mobile off-highway customers.  He was named
president of automotive-North American Operations in 1990 and president of
North American operations in 1992.  He was promoted to president of Dana
Corporation in 1996.  He attended the University of Illinois, the Harvard
Advanced Management Program and the Hillsdale College Management Development
Program.
    Dana Corporation is a global leader in the engineering, manufacturing and
distribution of products and systems for the vehicular, industrial and mobile
off-highway markets.  Founded in 1904 and based in Toledo, Ohio, Dana operates
facilities in 29 countries with 45,000 people.  Its 1995 sales were
$7.6 billion.  Named in 1995 by Financial World magazine as one of the "Best
100 Growth Companies," Dana is noted for its style of management and its
commitment to innovation.  It has more than 38 product research and
development centers worldwide.  Dana also owns Dana Credit Corporation, a
leading provider of lease financing services and winner of the 1996 Malcolm
Baldrige National Quality Award.  The Internet address for Dana's home page
is: http://www.dana.com.

SOURCE  Dana Corporation

CONTACT: Gary Corrigan, Director-Corporate Communications, of Dana
Corporation, 419-535-4813

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