George T. Constand
Chief Technical & Quality Officer
George T. Constand is Chief Technical & Quality Officer of Dana Holding Corporation. Constand joined Dana in 2005 as vice president of global engineering for the company’s light axle operations.
He joined Dana after a 20-year career at Visteon Corporation and Ford Motor Company. At Visteon, he served as director of chassis driveline engineering and, prior to that position, as director of quality for North America and Asia-Pacific. As Visteon’s top quality leader, Constand helped implement standardized processes throughout its global manufacturing base. As a plant manager at Ford, he ran a major axle, driveshaft, and transmission operation in Sterling Heights, Mich. His experience also included positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of manufacturing engineering and planning, product design and engineering, program launches, and the development and management of technical centers. In these roles, Constand became a Six Sigma Champion and an active leader of lean manufacturing techniques and stage-gate development processes. His career at Visteon and Ford included management positions internationally as well, particularly in Europe.
Constand earned a bachelor’s degree and Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan.
Spotlight on Dana Holding Corporation
Dana Holding Corporation
Dana is a world leader in the supply of axles; driveshafts; and structural, sealing, and thermal-management products; as well as genuine service parts. The company's customer base includes virtually every major vehicle manufacturer in the global automotive, commercial vehicle, and off-highway markets. Based in Maumee, Ohio, the company employs approximately 21,500 people in 26 countries and reported 2009 sales of $5.2 billion. For more information, please visit www.dana.com
Dana's global network consists of more than a dozen technology centers with some 2,000 engineers around the world.
Through imported and locally-made products, Dana supports original equipment manufacturers globally with the following:
Spicer® drivetrain products
Dana supplies a full array of axles, propshafts, off-highway transmission, and modules to a broad range of customers.
Victor Reinz® sealing products
From composite cam covers to multi-layered steel cylinder-head gaskets to oil pan gaskets, Dana provides effective top-to-bottom engine sealing systems.
Long® thermal-management products
Dana offers advanced thermal-management solutions - with a focus on aluminum technology - for light-vehicle, heavy-truck, and small-engine markets.
The company´s founder, Clarence Spicer, had a reputation for delivering the very best, and today Dana people pride themselves on being customer focused. All hold a deep understanding of the product and business needs of each customer, as well as the consumers they serve.
Whether your needs are for passenger cars or light-, medium-, or heavy-duty vehicles, Dana is positioned to meet your requirements.