Fernando M. Senderos Elected To Dana's Board Of Directors

Oct 16, 2000

    TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- At its regularly scheduled meeting
today, Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) Board of Directors elected Fernando M.
Senderos, chairman and CEO of DESC, S.A. de C.V., a member of the board.
DESC, with sales of $2.3 billion in 1999, is one of the largest industrial
groups in Mexico.
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    The election of Mr. Senderos is effective immediately, and increases the
number of Dana board members to nine.
    "The automotive industry grew almost 10 percent in Mexico last year.
Fernando's knowledge and experience in this marketplace will be a great asset
to Dana as we implement our global growth strategy," said Joe Magliochetti,
Dana's chairman and CEO.  "He has a wealth of expertise and a unique
understanding of our business, and I am extremely pleased to welcome him to
our Board."
    Mr. Senderos, who has nearly 25 years of service with DESC, is a director
of some of the most prominent companies in Mexico, including Industrias
Penoles (mining), Televisa (media), Telefonos de Mexico (telecommunications),
Kimberly Clark de Mexico (consumer goods), and Alfa (industrial conglomerate).
He has also been a member of the Mexican Businessmen Council since 1989.
    Dana Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers to vehicle
manufacturers and their related aftermarkets.  Founded in 1904 and based in
Toledo, Ohio, the company operates some 320 major facilities in 32 countries
and employs more than 80,000 people.  The company reported sales of
$13.2 billion in 1999. Dana's Internet address is http://www.dana.com .


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