Chairman of the Board Affinia Group (Deceased) – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Larry McCurdy retired in August 2000 after an industrial leadership career spanning four decades. He most recently served as president of the Dana Automotive Aftermarket Group, which he managed after the merger of Echlin Inc. with Dana Corporation. He had been chairman, president, CEO, and a director of Echlin since March 1997. He spent the major portion of his career in the motor vehicle parts industry, including three years with Echlin during the 1980s. Mr. McCurdy came to Echlin from Cooper Industries, Inc., where he had been president and CEO since 1985. Mr. McCurdy served as president of Echlin, Inc., from 1982 to 1985, following a 26-year period with Tenneco, Inc., where he held various senior management positions, including president of Walker Manufacturing and executive vice president of Tenneco Automotive North American Operations. He is a director of Lear Corporation, Mohawk Industries, Inc., and General Parts, Inc. He also serves as chairman of the board of directors of Affinia Group, Inc. A native of Commerce, Texas, Mr. McCurdy graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.B.A. degree. He and his wife, Anna Jean, live in Madison, CT and have three grown children.