TOLEDO, Ohio (July 27, 2009)—James E. Sweetnam has been named president and CEO of Dana Holding Corp. and will be appointed to the Dana Board of Directors.
Sweetnam comes to Dana after more than 11 years at Eaton Corp., where he most recently served as president of the company's global truck group.
John Devine, who had been Dana's chairman and CEO, will continue as executive chairman.
Prior to joining Eaton, Sweetnam spent 10 years at Cummins Engine Co. He also has worked for Canadian Liquid Air Ltd., Air Products & Chemicals, and Olko Engineering.
He is a board member of Lubrizol Corp., a specialty chemical company in Wickliffe, Ohio, and on the board of trustees for Ideastream, a public service multi-media organization based in Cleveland.