Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President, Dana Corporation
Michael Burns was the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Dana Corporation from 2004 until his retirement in 2008. He joined Dana Corporation in March 2004 after 34 years with General Motors Corporation. Michael had served as President of General Motors Europe since 1998, and while there, led a turnaround of GM’s European division that resulted in market share gains through product development realignment, quality enhancement, and significant cost reductions. He was also a member of the GM Automotive Strategy Board and was responsible for GM’s worldwide quality process.
Michael joined the UPS Board of Directors in 2005, and serves on the Audit Committee.
A native to Monticello, Indiana, Michael received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania.