Detroit-based American Axle and Manufacturing Inc. (AAM) has named David M. Buckley as vice president. Buckley will be responsible for leading AAM’s business development and strategic global growth initiatives.
Prior to joining AAM, Buckley has held several leadership roles including president and CEO of Vexos and CEO of Cross Match Technologies and Vectronix. Buckley is also experienced in business consulting.
“We are extremely pleased to announce the addition of David to AAM’s executive management team,” says David C. Dauch, chairman and CEO of AAM. “His extensive leadership and experience guiding companies through rapid, profitable growth will complement AAM’s executive team as we continue to assess strategic opportunities that support our commitment to profitable growth, global diversification, and customer focus.”
Buckley received an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania and Wharton School of Business, and a bachelor’s of science from the U.S. Naval Academy.