Dan Drouin

VP Industry 4.0

Lear Corporation


Dan Drouin is an accomplished automotive leader from Canada, who currently serves as the Vice President of Industry 4.0 and Continuous Improvement at Lear Corporation in Southfield, Michigan.

Dan’s career in the automotive industry began in 2000 when he joined Ford Motor Company as an Ergonomic Engineer.

During his tenure at Ford, he successfully completed new model product launches focusing on assembly feasibility and operator safety.  Additionally, Dan was a key member of Ford’s emerging virtual manufacturing and assembly team, where he played an essential role in optimizing product designs and production processes.

In 2004, Dan joined Lear Corporation and quickly worked his way up the ranks, holding various positions in Ergonomics, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, MP&L, and Operations. His contributions to the company have resulted in significant improvements in operator safety, supply chain optimization, productivity and operational efficiency.

Dan’s leadership skills, technical acumen, and goal-oriented approach to tackling challenges have made him a respected and influential figure in the automotive industry.

He holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor.

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