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): January 30, 2006
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS, INC.
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)|
|One Dauch Drive, Detroit, Michigan||48211-1198|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(zip code)|
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2.):
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
o Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
|Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement|
Section 1Business and Operations
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On January 30, 2006, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (the Company) approved the annual base salaries of the following executive officers after a review of Company and individual performance: Yogen N. Rahangdale, President & Chief Operating Officer, $322,400, and David C. Dauch, Executive Vice President Commercial & Strategic Development, $286,000. The salaries will become effective October 1, 2006.
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.
|By:||/s/ Patrick S. Lancaster|
|Name:||Patrick S. Lancaster|
|Title:||Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & Secretary|
Date: February 3, 2006