MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Motor Company announced in early May that Dave Bozeman, 38, has been named Vice President and General Manager, Harley-Davidson Powertrain Operations, located on Capitol Drive in Wauwatosa, Wis., and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.
In his new role, Bozeman's responsibilities have expanded to include manufacturing process and product development innovation while continuing to oversee the production of transmissions and engines for Harley-Davidson Sportster and Buell motorcycle models.
Bozeman has been instrumental to the company, said Jim McCaslin, president and chief operating officer, Harley-Davidson Motor Company.
"He brings a broad range of skills and experience to his work, and I look forward to his continued contributions within the organization," McCaslin said of Bozeman.
Since joining Harley-Davidson as a manufacturing engineer in 1992, Bozeman has held multiple positions within the company including General Manager Powertrain Operations,
Bozeman received a Bachelor of Science degree in manufacturing engineering technology/mechanical design from Bradley University and a Master of Science degree in engineering management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Currently, he serves on the Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Advisory Board for Bradley University and is the vice president of the Board of Directors for the Next Door Foundation.
An avid motorcyclist, Bozeman rides a Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Electra Glide motorcycle, along with his wife, Dawn, on her VRSCB V-Rod motorcycle. The couple has four children and lives in Menomonee Falls, Wis.