Dave Watza CEO of Perceptron

David L. Watza

Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chief Financial Officer

Previous Experience

TriMas Corporation

  • Vice President Corporate Development and Treasury, responsible for Global Treasury, March 2015 to October 2015.
  • Vice President Business Planning & Analysis, June 2013 to March 2015.
  • Division Finance Officer – Australia, overseas assignment, March 2011 to June 2013.
  • Division Finance Officer – Cequent Performance Products, July 2005 to March 2011.

DTE Energy, Energy Trading Company – non-regulated subsidiary, Risk Analyst and Accounting Supervisor roles, January 2000 to July 2005.

Lear Corporation, Manager of External Reporting, January 1996 to January 2000.

Durakon Industries, Corporate Controller, May 1992 to January 1996.
Arthur Andersen, Senior Auditor, July 1988 to May 1992.


  • University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, BBA
  • Registered CPA, State of Michigan