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AAM announces the appointment of Michael J. Bly as President - AAM Europe

Detroit, Michigan, January 16, 2014 - American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. (AAM) today announced that Michael (Micky) J. Bly has joined AAM as President - AAM Europe. In this role, Bly assumes the responsibilities of leading AAM`s regional business, engineering and manufacturing activity at AAM`s European Headquarters and Engineering Center located in Bad Homburg, Germany.

In a 27-year career at General Motors (GM), Bly most recently served as vice president of GM`s European Powertrain Engineering located in Russelsheim, Germany.  Bly, 46, has previously held various positions and management roles with GM in powertrain, electrical and electrification engineering while leading a multitude of powertrain and vehicle programs in the United States, England and Germany.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Micky Bly to the AAM team," said AAM Chairman, President & CEO David C. Dauch. "Micky brings a strong European and global business background to our leadership team. His experience as a leader in the automotive industry will provide us pertinent insights and direction as we continue to profitably grow and strengthen our presence in Europe."

Biographies of AAM`s officers can be found at www.aam.com.

About AAM

AAM (AXL) is a world leader in the manufacture, engineering, design and validation of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and modules, chassis systems and metal-formed products for light trucks, sport utility vehicles, passenger cars and crossover vehicles and commercial vehicles. In addition to locations in the United States (Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania), AAM also has offices or facilities in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan,  Luxembourg, Mexico, Poland, Scotland, South Korea, Sweden and Thailand.

For more information...

Christopher M. Son
Director Investor Relations,
Corporate Communications & Marketing
(313) 758-4814

Danielle R. Landolt
Manager, Marketing & Communications
(313) 758-4589

Or visit the AAM website at www.aam.com.

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Source: American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc via GlobeNewswire