Delphi Technologies PLC, a provider of electric vehicle and internal combustion engine propulsion solutions, has appointed Richard F. (Rick) Dauch its new CEO, effective today.
Dauch, also joining the company’s board of directors, succeeds Hari N. Nair, who had been serving as interim CEO since Oct. 5, 2018.
“We are pleased to announce Rick Dauch’s appointment as CEO. He is a strong executive with more than 25 years of industry experience, including 10 years serving in CEO roles with private and publicly traded companies,” says Timothy M. Manganello, non-executive chairman of the company’s board of directors.
Starting in February 2011, Dauch served as the president and CEO of Accuride Corp., a supplier of wheel end systems to the global commercial vehicle industry. Previously, he was president and CEO of Acument Global Technologies, a global fastening solutions provider to the aerospace, automotive, heavy-duty truck, industrial and non-automotive transportation markets. He joined Acument following a 13-year career with American Axle and Manufacturing, where he last served as executive vice president of worldwide manufacturing for the global automotive supplier of driveline, drivetrain and chassis systems.
“This is an exciting time to be a part of and lead the Delphi Technologies team as we continue to supply our global customer base with an industry-leading portfolio of internal combustion engine, hybrid and electric propulsion solutions,” says Dauch.
With headquarters in London, Delphi Technologies operates technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support services in 24 countries.