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Dana Holding Corporation: James E. Sweetnam president and CEO

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Toledo, Oh., USA - May 27, 2009, Toledo, Oh., USA - Dana Holding Corporation announced that James E. Sweetnam has been named president and CEO and memeber of the board of directors.



Mr. Sweetnam earned a Bachelor of Science degree in applied science and engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an MBA degree from Harvard University. Mr. Sweetnam is a board member of The Lubrizol Corporation, a specialty chemical company based in Wickliffe, Ohio, and the board of trustees for ideastream, a public service multi-media organization based in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Sweetnam began his career as a civil engineer at Olko Engineering in New York, N.Y. Mr. Sweetnam served in a variety of managerial roles for Canadian Liquid Air Ltd. in Montreal, Quebec, and Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Sweetnam served as a construction engineer and product and operations engineer with Air Products & Chemicals in Allentown, Pa., and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Mr. Sweetnam also spent ten years at Cummins Engine Company where he served in a variety of significant roles, including president of Cummins Electronics Company and group managing director of Holset Engineering Co., Ltd., Cummins' U.K.-based global turbo charger business. Mr. Sweetnam comes to Dana after more than 11 years at Eaton Corporation where he most recently served as president of the company's global Truck Gr

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