Dana Strategy Board - Aziz Aghili

Aziz Aghili

Aziz Aghili serves as executive vice president of Dana and president of Off-Highway Drive and Motion Technologies.  Aziz joined Dana in 2009 as president of Dana Europe before being named president of Dana Asia-Pacific in 2010 and to his Off-Highway leadership role in 2011.  He was named executive vice president in July of 2018. 

Aziz spent more than 20 years at ArvinMeritor, where he last served as vice president and general manager of Body Systems, a $1.4 billion division with 24 global manufacturing facilities based in Europe.  Additionally, he held strategic leadership positions around the world, including vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific and vice president of Global Procurement, Commercial Marketing, and Business Development ‐ Asia Pacific.  Aziz also spent several years in the U.S., Malaysia, and Australia.  Before joining ArvinMeritor, he worked for Nissan Motor Company and General Electric Plastics. 

In May of 2018, Aziz was named to the board of directors of Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of motion control products, technologies and services for material handling.

Aziz earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Teesside Polytechnic University in the United Kingdom.  He also holds graduate diplomas in business administration from the University of New South Wales and international management and business administration from the Insead Business School in France.