EVANSVILLE, Ind. – August 5, 2013 – Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW), a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry, today announced that it has appointed Steve Martin as the Company’s Senior Vice President/General Counsel and Human Resources to reflect the expansion of his functional responsibilities to include human resources and public affairs, in addition to his leadership of the Company’s legal function. Accuride consolidated these responsibilities under Martin as part of its streamlining of the Company’s management structure.
Martin assumes responsibility for his added Human Resources and Public Affairs duties from James Maniatis, Accuride Senior Vice President/Human Resources – who is leaving Accuride following his successful tenure with the Company.
“Steve’s demonstrated multi-disciplinary legal, governance, and human resources skills – in addition to his sound business judgment – make him well-qualified to manage the added responsibility for our Human Resources and Public Affairs activity in this expanded leadership role,” said Accuride President and CEO Rick Dauch. “The Accuride leadership team would like to thank Jim Maniatis for his more than five years of dedicated service to Accuride and express our gratitude for his many contributions to our progress during a pivotal time in the Company’s history.”
Martin had served as the Company’s Senior Vice President/General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since August 2010. Prior to that, he served as the Company’s Vice President/General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since March 2008. Martin joined Accuride in December 2005 as Associate Corporate Counsel and had been promoted to Vice President/Corporate Counsel in January 2007. Prior to Accuride, Martin was an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP from January 2002 through October 2005. Prior to attending law school, Martin served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force for more than six years. Martin earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Miami, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, and Juris Doctorate from Duke University School of Law.
With headquarters in Evansville, Ind., USA, Accuride Corporation is a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry. The company’s products include commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, and other commercial vehicle components. The company’s products are marketed under its brand names, which include Accuride®, Accuride Wheel End Solutions™, Gunite®, and Brillion™. Accuride’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ACW. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.AccurideCorp.com.
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