Senior Vice President / Commercial Vehicle Drive and Motion Systems
Ryan Laskey serves as senior vice president of Dana’s Commercial Vehicle (CV) Drive and Motion business where he has global responsibility for the business unit’s strategy, product planning, engineering, and program management for traditional driveline capabilities, as well as the electrification portfolio.
With nearly two decades of global engineering experience in the automotive industry, Ryan began his career as an applications engineer for Ford axles working on several high-profile vehicles, including Ford’s F-150, Ranger, and Escape.
From 2005 to 2011, Ryan served as chief engineer of driveline applications where he launched numerous driveshaft and axle programs for various customers across six continents. In 2013, he was promoted to director of driveline product engineering responsible for driveline strategy, design, and development across the company’s light-vehicle, commercial-vehicle, and off-highway markets. In 2015, Ryan was named vice president of CV engineering and quality and assumed additional responsibility for corporate product and gear engineering in 2017. Ryan was named vice president of CV and also business development of the company’s BEV integration services in 2019.
Ryan earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Toledo and an MBA from Purdue University.
Ryan serves as a board member of Dana's largest joint venture in China with approximately $600 million in annual revenue in addition to the Dana Foundation, which provides philanthropic support for the communities in which Dana operates.
In 2020, Ryan was named a Rising Star by Automotive News magazine, which recognize leaders among automakers and suppliers who are making a significant impact in the industry and for their company.