Gary Convis

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Gary L Convis

Senior Advisor for Bloom Energy Corporation
Gary L. Convis has served as a director of Sypris Solutions, Inc. since November 2013. Mr. Convis has served as Senior Advisor for Bloom Energy, a provider of solid oxide fuel cell technology, since November 2013 and as Chief Operations Officer from January 2012 until November of 2013. Mr. Convis served as Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and President of Dana Holding Corporation from January 2010 to December 2011 and as Vice Chairman of Dana Holding Corporation from January 2009 to December 2009. Mr. Convis served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Dana Holding Corporation from April 2008 to January 2009. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Convis served as an Executive Vice President of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. and as Managing Officer of Toyota Motor Corp from May 2003 to July 2007. He started his career with Toyota in 1984 as part of the start-up team for New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc., Toyota's joint venture with General Motors. Additionally, Mr. Convis served 16 years with Ford Motor Corporation following a three-year tenure with General Motors. Mr. Convis has served on the Board for a number of companies, including Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Inc., where he served as Chairman of the Board (from May 2006 to July 2007); Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (from 2007 to May 2010); Dana Holding Corporation (from January 2008 to December 2009); Compass Automotive Group (from 2007 to December 2013), an aluminum die cast company; and Achates Power, Inc. (since 2007), a developer of two stroke opposing position diesel engines. Mr. Convis is a member of the Audit and Finance Committee and the Compensation Committee.