Bendix names new CFO

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ATLANTA, GA – Bendix has named Stephen Daukaus as vice president – finance and IT, and Chief Financial Officer. He also becomes the newest member of the Bendix Leadership Committee, in a role that replaces the retiring Arnfred Kulenkampff.

Daukaus comes to Bendix with more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, specializing in international operations. He has served as vice president – finance for the automotive region of Europe, Middle East, and Africa at TE Connectivity in Bensheim, Germany.

Prior to that he held roles at Exelon and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

“Steve’s deep understanding of global finance, particularly in the technical and industrial realm, and his distinguished record of leadership in the companies he’s served make him an outstanding addition to the Bendix team,” said Berend Bracht, Bendix president and Chief Executive Officer. “He’s a proven strategic thinker and seasoned manager of teams.”

Daukaus holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking,, TruckTech, Transport Routier, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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