Former Chairman & CEO, AxleTech
Mary Petrovich is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AxleTech, a global manufacturer and supplier of off-highway and specialty vehicle drivetrain systems and components. Ms. Petrovich served as CEO of AxleTech from 2002 to 2011. Prior to AxleTech, Ms. Petrovich was the President of the Driver Controls Business Unit at Dura Automotive. Previously, she was a Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Purchasing, Director of Manufacturing, Plant Manager, and Director of Cost Mgmt at AlliedSignal. She also was a finance manager at Chrysler.
Ms. Petrovich earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BSE from the University of Michigan.
Ms. Petrovich currently serves on the boards of Modine Manufacturing Company, GT Advanced Technologies, and Woodward. She also serves as the President of the University of Michigan Varsity Letterwinners M Club. In 2007, she was named one of Detroit’s most influential women by Crain’s Business. She was featured in a 2007 BusinessWeek cover story and honored as a Crain’s Automotive News Top 100 Woman in the Automotive Industry in 2000.