Paul Dentinger is the senior vice president of Honda Development & Manufacturing of America, LLC (HDMA) and center lead of Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, responsible for developing and managing a competitive and stable supply base to support all of Honda's North American manufacturing facilities.
Dentinger joined Honda in 1990 as a quality test engineer for automatic transmission production at the Anna Engine Plant.
In 1994, he was promoted to project leader for the Engine Quality Department, responsible for the introduction and expansion of V6 engine production.
In 1996, he became V6 Quality Project leader at the Anna Engine Plant, responsible for total quality development of V6 engines.
In 1998, Dentinger was promoted to engine quality department manager, overseeing quality of all in-house parts and frame plant quality.
He was promoted to parts quality department manager in 2001, responsible for total supplier parts quality and supplier development.
In 2003, he was assigned as ferrous machining department manager and was responsible for steel parts expansion activity.
In 2009, Dentinger assumed the role of department manager of production management. One year later, he was promoted to associate chief engineer in the same department, responsible for the plant's daily production operations, along with Fundamental Structural Innovation and visual management activity.
In 2014, Dentinger was named plant manager of the Anna Engine Plant, Honda's largest auto engine plant in the world and then promoted to Chief Engineer in 2015.
In 2018, he was named vice president and general manager of the Manufacturing Technology Division.
In 2021, Dentinger became vice president and plant lead of the Marysville Auto Plant.
On April 1, 2022, he was promoted to his current role of senior vice president and center lead for Purchasing & Supply Chain Management.
Dentinger earned a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. He and his family currently reside in the Anna area.