Donald L. Runkle
Former Executive Chairman, Ioxus, Former Executive Chairman and CEO, EcoMotors International, Former Vice Chairman and CTO, Delphi Corporation and former Vice President of Engineering, General Motors
Mr. Runkle has been a director of the Company since November 2009. Mr. Runkle currently serves as a Director of VIA Motors, Operating Executive Advisor at Tennenbaum Capital Partners, a position he has held since 2005, and is on the Advisory Boards of General Fusion, TULA Technology and SoarTech. Mr. Runkle also serves on the Engineering Leadership Advisory Board of the University of Michigan. Recently, Mr. Runkle was Executive Chairman of Ioxus Inc. and formerly served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EcoMotors International. He was also formerly Chairman of Autocam and Eagle-Picher Corporations and a director of Envirotest, the Lean Enterprise Institute, Transonic Combustion and WinCup Corporation. From 1999 until 2005, Mr. Runkle held various executive-level positions at Delphi Corporation, including Board Director, Vice Chairman and Chief Technology Officer from 2003 until 2005, Executive Vice President and President, Delphi Dynamics and Propulsion Sector from 2000 until 2003 and President, Delphi Energy and Engine Management Systems from 1999 to 2000. Prior to Delphi, Mr. Runkle was employed by General Motors Corporation for over 30 years in various executive-level positions, including Vice President & General Manager of Energy & Engine Management Systems from 1996 until 1999, Vice President & General Manager of Saginaw Steering Systems from 1993 until 1996, Vice President of North American Engineering Operations from 1992 to 1993, Vice President of Advanced Engineering from 1988 to 1992, as well as Chief Engineer of Chevrolet and Assistant Chief Engineer of Buick. Mr. Runkle has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as a Sloan Fellow.