Dana Corporation Manager Earns Automotive Hall of Fame 2003 Young Leadership and Excellence Award

Oct 7, 2003

    TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN)
announced today that Mark Goodman, manager of the company's Columbia, Mo.,
axle manufacturing facility, has earned the Automotive Hall of Fame's 2003
Young Leadership and Excellence Award.  Goodman will receive the award
tonight, along with seven Hall of Fame inductees, at the Induction and Awards
Night at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Dearborn, Mich.
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    The Automotive Hall of Fame's Young Leadership and Excellence Award
recognizes automotive industry professionals under 35 years of age who have
demonstrated significant potential as future industry leaders.
    "Mark has many qualities of a strong leader -- compassion for his
employees, the ability to leverage workforce skills, and a passion for
manufacturing excellence," said Bill Carroll, Dana's acting president and
chief operating officer.  "Mark has contributed to many successes in the
Columbia plant, resulting in a safer, more productive work environment -- and
ultimately helping Dana better serve its customers."
    Goodman develops the facility's strategic plan and implements plant
initiatives.  He also is responsible for growing customer, employee, and
community relationships.  Goodman manages approximately 350 people.
    Under Goodman's leadership, safety measurements have improved
substantially, in line with company-wide gains.  At the same time, the
facility has reduced external quality defects by 50 percent and increased
productivity by 13 percent.  The Columbia facility manufactures light-vehicle
axles for Dana's Automotive Systems Group.
    "I attribute the success of the Columbia plant to our team's passion for
excellence," said Goodman.  "We strive to build the best axles and drivelines
for our customers and to take good care of our people."
    Goodman began his career with Dana in 1993 as a senior internal auditor
and has held a variety of increasingly responsible positions in Dana
manufacturing facilities around the country.  Goodman earned a bachelor's
degree in business administration from Adrian College in Adrian, Mich.
    Dana Corporation is a global leader in the design, engineering, and
manufacture of value-added products and systems for automotive, commercial,
and off-highway vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets.  The
company employs approximately 60,000 people worldwide.  Founded in 1904 and
based in Toledo, Ohio, Dana operates hundreds of technology, manufacturing,
and customer service facilities in 30 countries.  The company reported sales
of $9.5 billion in 2002.


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