Blaufuss Named CFO of Metaldyne

Mark Blaufuss has been named CFO of Metaldyne effective May 2.  Plymouth, Mich.-based Metaldyne, which designs and supplies metal-formed components and assemblies for autos and light truck market, is backed by the Carlyle Group.


Mark Blaufuss has been appointed chief financial officer of Metaldyne, effective May 2, 2011.

“I am excited to have Mark join the Metaldyne team,” said Thomas Amato, president and CEO. “He brings a significant amount of financial and capital market experience, and I look forward to his contributions to Metaldyne.”

Blaufuss will be responsible for the financial management of Metaldyne.  He will oversee the Corporate Finance Group, which includes bank reporting and regulatory compliance, shareholder reporting, global information technologies strategy and infrastructure, benefits administration, and financial oversight.

Blaufuss previously served as CFO at UCI International, Inc.  Prior to this position, he served as CFO at Stonebridge Industries, Inc. and then AxleTech International, Inc. He was also a director at AlixPartners, LLC. He holds a degree in accounting from Michigan State University.

About Metaldyne

Metaldyne, LLC, is a leading global designer and supplier of metal-formed components and assemblies for engine, transmission and driveline applications for automotive and light truck markets. Products include engine connecting rods, engine bearing caps, cylinder oil jets, transmission sub assemblies, crankshaft rubber and viscous dampers, forged and finished differential gears and assemblies, and balance shaft modules.

Metaldyne has approximately $930 million in annual revenue with 24 locations in 13 countries. Metaldyne is principally held by The Carlyle Group, one of the largest private equity funds in the world.  For more information go to