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By MT Bureau| Jul 29, 2020

Dana Establishes Technology & Sustainability Committee

Leading providing power-conveyance and energy-management solutions, Dana Incorporated has established a standing Technology and Sustainability Committee focused on technological and environmental stewardship. The committee will be responsible for assisting the company’s Board with oversight relating to innovation, new technologies, and sustainability and social responsibility.

The Committee will be chaired by Diarmuid O'Connell, former Vice President of business development and member of the executive team at Tesla from 2006 to 2017. He also served as chief of staff to the assistant secretary of state for political military affairs in the US Department of State.  He will be joined on the Committee by Bridget Karlin, global chief technology officer and Vice President of IBM Global Technology Services, and Raymond E. Mabus, Jr., founding principal and CEO of The Mabus Group and former U.S. Secretary of the Navy.

Key areas of focus for the Committee include strategy, implementation, and effectiveness of Dana's research and development initiatives; emerging trends in science, technology, and related regulations; strategic approach to technical talent management, and sustainability and social responsibility activities.

James Kamsickas, Chairman & CEO, Dana, said, “Establishing this Committee provides our Board additional visibility into how we are leveraging the company's resources to deliver on our technology roadmaps and social responsibility objectives."

"Innovation and sustainability are critically important to the future of business in the mobility industry," said O'Connell, chair of the Board's Technology and Sustainability Committee.  "The addition of this Committee is another demonstration of Dana's focus on delivering innovation in a socially responsible manner as we achieve our vision to be the global leader in efficient power conveyance and energy-management solutions for the mobility industry." (MT)

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