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Daniel M. Hancock Named 2014 SAE International President Nominee

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 2, 2013 - SAE International’s Executive Nominating Committee (ENC) named Daniel M. Hancock as its candidate for 2014 SAE International President.

Mr. Hancock is President of DMH Strategic Consulting LLC. He served 10 years as Chair of the SAE Foundation Board of Trustees and is known for his strong and relentless advocacy for SAE International’s A World In Motion® program as the premier initiative for advancing the training of math and science principles to students in grade levels K-12.

An SAE Fellow, Mr. Hancock has been an SAE International member since 1974 and has been part of both the Detroit and Indiana SAE Sections. He is honored not only for his service to SAE International as a previous member of its Board of Directors and Strategic Planning Committee, but also for his roles as Chair of the Detroit Section and General Chair of the Truck & Bus General Committee.

With more than 43 years of industry experience, Mr. Hancock retired from General Motors in 2011 where he served as Vice President, Global Strategic Product Alliances. He also served as GM Powertrain Vice President, Global Engineering; and Chief Executive Officer, Fiat-GM Powertrain. Prior to that, Mr. Hancock served as President, Allison Transmission Division. His earlier professional career with GM was at the Detroit Diesel Allison Division, where he held a number of senior engineering positions in both commercial transmissions and diesel engines.

Mr. Hancock has received SAE International’s 2009 Medal of Honor and Sid Olsen Engineering Awards; the State of Indiana Sagamore of the Wabash Award; and the Great Golden Medal for Service to the Republic of Austria (Großes Goldenes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich). He earned a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from the General Motors Institute (Kettering University), a Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed executive training from the Stanley K. Lacy Leadership Program, the Wabash Executive Program (Wabash College) and Dartmouth University’s Tuck Executive Program.

Mr. Hancock’s nomination will go to a member vote in November 2013. If elected, he will begin his one-year term in January 2014.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 138,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.


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