American Axle Announces Executive Appointments
April 14, 2006—American Axle announced several executive appointments.
John J. Bellanti was appointed vice president of manufacturing planning, capital planning and cost estimating. According to the company's press release, he has worked at four of AAM's manufacturing facilities. He has held numerous positions within the company, most recently vice president of engineering and chief technology officer.
Allan R. Monich was appointed vice president of quality assurance and customer satisfaction. He has worked in the automotive industry for the past 30 years. Prior to this appointment, Monich was vice president, program management and launch as well as vice president of program management and capital planning.
John S. Sofia was appointed vice president, engineering and product development. Sofia is being promoted from his position as AAM's vice president of quality assurance and customer satisfaction.