Dana Holding Corporation Appoints Johnson Controls President & COO Keith Wandell to Board of Directors
Jul 23, 2008
TOLEDO, Ohio, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keith E. Wandell, president and chief operating officer of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI) has been appointed to the Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) Board of Directors, Executive Chairman John Devine announced today.
"Over the past two decades, Keith has been instrumental in the exceptional growth and success at Johnson Controls," Devine said. "We welcome the operational experience and leadership perspective he will bring to Dana's Board of Directors."
Wandell, 58, joined Johnson Controls, a global, diversified, multi-industrial company, in 1988. He began his Johnson Controls career as plant manager of the company's Toledo, Ohio, battery division facility. Wandell subsequently advanced through a number of increasingly significant positions within the division, including director of materials and distribution, vice president of operations, and general manager of the battery and automotive divisions. From 1997 to 2003, he served as president of the battery division. In 2003, Wandell was named executive vice president of the automotive business. In 2006, he was promoted to his current role of president and chief operating officer, with responsibility for the company's three businesses: Automotive Experience, Building Efficiency, and Power Solutions.
Wandell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Ohio University, and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Dayton. He is past vice chairman of the Michigan Minority Business Development Council and is a director for several Johnson Controls joint ventures.
Wandell will serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Dana Board.
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