MIDLAND, Mich. (May 15, 2015) — Commercial vehicle industry supplier Accuride Corp.'s President and CEO Rick Dauch will be the opening speaker for the upcoming Heavy Duty Leadership seminar at the University of the Aftermarket.
Heavy Duty Leadership is a week-long educational program for high-potential professionals in the commercial vehicle aftermarket. The program — July 12-17 at the University of the Aftermarket, an operating unit of Northwood University — covers topics on leadership, management, industry trends and business skills, all within a heavy-duty focused environment. The program will be held on Northwood's campus in Midland.
“Mr. Dauch's career history and recent accomplishments in turning around Accuride since 2011 and expanding the company's presence in the commercial vehicle aftermarket are indeed impressive,” said University of the Aftermarket Director Brian Cruickshank. “He is the perfect voice for this program, and I know participants will learn a lot from his leadership experience and words of wisdom.”
Mr. Dauch said he is “honored to have the opportunity to speak at the Heavy Duty Leadership seminar and look forward to engaging the students in discussion about the leadership of our industry.
“Northwood University stands tall in its commitment to developing the skills and professionalism of the heavy duty aftermarket's future leaders, and I'm pleased to support their efforts this summer.”