Executive Vice President / President of Heavy Vehicle
Aziz Aghili serves as executive vice president of Dana and president of Dana’s two Heavy Vehicle business units – Off-Highway Drive and Motion Systems, and Commercial Vehicle Drive and Motion Systems.
Aziz joined Dana in 2009 as president of Dana Europe before being named president of Dana Asia-Pacific in 2010. He assumed responsibility for the Off-Highway business unit in 2011 and in 2018 was named an executive vice president of the company. In 2021 his responsibilities were expanded to include the Commercial Vehicle business unit.
Aziz spent more than 20 years at Meritor, where he last served as vice president and general manager of the Body Systems division. Prior to that, 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. Before joining Meritor, he worked for Nissan Motor Company and General Electric Plastics.
Aziz serves on the board of directors of Graphic Packaging Holding Company, a leading provider of sustainable paper-based packaging solutions, and Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a manufacturer of motion solutions for the material handling industry.
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.