Dana Corporation Elects Northeast Utilities Group President to Board of Directors

Dec 10, 2002

    TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheryl W. Grise, President - Utility
Group for Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) and Chief Executive Officer of its
principal operating subsidiaries, has been elected to the Dana Corporation
(NYSE: DCN) Board of Directors, Dana Chairman and CEO Joe Magliochetti
announced today.
    (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA )
    "Cheryl Grise's administrative experience and operations leadership
represents a great addition to the Dana Board," Mr. Magliochetti said.  "Her
broad experience will provide a rich perspective on behalf of our
shareholders."
    Ms. Grise joined Northeast Utilities in 1980 as a Counsel in the Legal
Department.  She was elected to the additional position of Assistant Secretary
in 1981 and was promoted to Senior Counsel in 1985.  She was promoted to
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources in 1988, to Vice President of
Human Resources in 1991, to Senior Vice President of Human Resources and
Administrative Services in 1994, to Senior Vice President and Chief
Administrative Officer in 1995, to Senior Vice President, Secretary, and
General Counsel in 1998.
    She was named President of Northeast's Utility Group in 2001.  In this
role, she is responsible for all gas and electric utility business operations
within the Northeast Utilities system, as well as regulatory relations and
policies.  Connecticut-based Northeast Utilities operates New England's
largest energy delivery system, serving nearly two million electric power and
natural gas customers.
    Ms. Grise received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Juris Doctor degree from Western State
University in San Diego.  She has also completed the Yale Executive Management
Program.
    Ms. Grise is a member of the State Bar of California, Chair of the Board
of Directors of the Hartford Chapter of the American Red Cross, a member of
the Boards of Directors of the Southwestern Area Commerce and Industry
Association, the University of Connecticut Foundation, Inc., MetroHartford
Alliance, and The New England Council.  She is a member of the Advisory
Council of the Urban League of Greater Hartford, Inc.  She serves as a
Corporator of Saint Francis Hospital and is a senior fellow of the American
Leadership Forum.
    Dana Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of components,
modules, and complete systems to global vehicle manufacturers and their
related aftermarkets.  Founded in 1904 and based in Toledo, Ohio, the company
operates some 300 major facilities in 34 countries and employs approximately
70,000 people.  The company reported sales of $10.3 billion in 2001.  Dana's
Internet address is http://www.dana.com .



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