SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
|Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):||September 1, 2005|
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS, INC
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|One Dauch Drive, Detroit, Michigan||48211-1198|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
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|Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management|
|Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers|
|Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Press Release, dated September 1, 2005|
Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers
On September 1, 2005, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. announced the appointment of Yogen N. Rahangdale as president and chief operating officer effective October 1, 2005. A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Rahangdales appointment is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Press release dated September 1, 2005|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS, INC.
|Date: September 2, 2005||By:||/s/Patrick S. Lancaster|
|Patrick S. Lancaster|
|Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & Secretary|