President, Power Technologies Group
Antonio Valencia serves as president of Dana’s Power Technologies Group (PT) in addition to having responsibility for global electrification, including electric-vehicle (EV) product and systems engineering, sales, product management and planning, and manufacturing operations and EV quality for the business. He works closely with Dana’s four business units and engineering to ensure that we are providing our customers with class-leading electric and electro-mechanical solutions that fit their needs, while also capitalizing on the synergies available across engineering, purchasing, human resources, finance, and operations as it relates to these businesses.
Antonio joined Dana in 2012 as director of operational excellence for the Asia Pacific region, based in Shanghai, China. He subsequently served as senior director of operations and operational excellence for Dana's Off-Highway Driveline business before being named senior vice president of global electrification, China, and India in 2019. In addition, Antonio provided operational oversight for Dana to Dongfeng Dana Axle Company (DDAC), our joint venture with Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle and gave strategic input through the DDAC Board of Directors. He also led all aspects of the industrial business for Dana.
Before coming to Dana, Antonio worked in a number of operational and business leadership positions at Arvin Meritor, Inteva Products, Thompson Systems, and Baracoda. During that time, he gained strong international experience, having managed turnaround initiatives in numerous countries, including France, Thailand, China, and Mexico.
Antonio earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Lycée A Dhuoda University in Nines, France, and a master’s degree in ceramic engineering from ENSCI University in Limoges, France.