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Dayco Appoints New President, Powertrain Operations
December 9, 2019
Michael Weiss—who previously served as the Vice President & General Manager of Schaeffler Group’s Thermal Management & Water Pump Bearings Division—will report directly to Dayco’s Chief Executive Officer Joel Wiegert.
Dayco Appoints New President, Powertrain Operations

Dayco has announced that Michael Weiss has joined the company as President, Powertrain Operations, reporting directly to Dayco’s Chief Executive Officer Joel Wiegert.

“We are very pleased to have such a highly regarded industry executive join Dayco to deliver profitable growth of our powertrain segment,” Wiegert said. “Michael’s track record of driving operational efficiency and successfully bringing new products into production fit perfectly with the significant opportunities Dayco is capitalizing on in the rapid growth hybrid electric vehicle segment.”

Weiss previously served as the Vice President & General Manager of Schaeffler Group’s Thermal Management & Water Pump Bearings Division, responsible for 13 manufacturing and R&D centers throughout China, Korea, Mexico, Brazil, India, and Europe. Prior, he was Managing Director of Atesto, based in Japan, working extensively with Toyota and Honda.

“I’m delighted to join Dayco and be able to lead the powertrain team. The business has a great reputation within the industry, so it’s fantastic to be part of delivering its future growth,” Weiss said.

Weiss earned a bachelor’s degree in automotive engineering from Munich University of Applied Sciences and a master of business administration degree from Georg-Simon-OHM Management Institute and is fluent in German, English, and French.

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