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Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lawrence Dewey

62 2018 Chairman of the Board

David Graziosi

53 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer

G. Bohley

50 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

John Coll

56 2016 Senior Vice President - Global Marketing, Sales and Service

Michael Dick

57 2016 Senior Vice President - Operations and Purchasing

Randall Kirk

63 2014 Senior Vice President, Product Engineering and Product Teams

Eric Scroggins

48 2007 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Dana Pittard

60 2016 Vice President - Defense Products

Thomas Rabaut

70 2018 Lead Independent Director

Judy Altmaier

57 2019 Independent Director

Stanley Askren

58 2016 Independent Director

David Everitt

66 2016 Independent Director

Alvaro Garcia-Tunon

66 2016 Independent Director

Carolann Haznedar

59 2018 Independent Director

Richard Lavin

66 2016 Independent Director

Richard Reynolds

70 2010 Independent Director

Raymond Posadas

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Lawrence Dewey

Mr. Lawrence E. Dewey is Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Dewey served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Allison from January 2016 until his retirement as CEO in June 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Dewey served as Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer since the sale of Allison in August 2007. Prior to the sale, Mr. Dewey served in various capacities at Allison, including as President of Allison, a role he assumed in 2000; worldwide Director of Marketing, Sales and Service, Managing Director of Allison Transmission Europe, B.V., based in The Netherlands; Central Region (U.S.) Sales Manager; Marketing Manager; Manager of Aftermarket Products; and Production Manager. From 2003 until 2007, concurrent with his role as President of Allison, he took on the responsibilities of Group Director of Marketing, Sales, Brand Management and Customer Support for General Motors’ Powertrain group. Before joining Allison, Mr. Dewey held several positions of increasing responsibility in General Motors’ Diesel Equipment Division and Rochester Products Division. He began his career in 1974 as a General Motors co-op student at General Motors Institute (now Kettering University), graduating Summa Cum Laude. Mr. Dewey earned his Master in Business Administration with honors from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

David Graziosi

Mr. David S. Graziosi is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective June 1, 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Graziosi served as President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of Allison from January 2016 until June 2018 and Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary since joining Allison in November 2007. Before joining Allison, between 2006 and 2007, Mr. Graziosi served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Covalence Specialty Materials Corporation. Prior to joining Covalence Specialty Materials Corporation, Mr. Graziosi held various positions in the industry, including as Vice President of Finance Precursors and Epoxy Resins at Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. from 2005 to 2006 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Resolution Performance Products LLC from 2004 to 2005. Prior to that, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of General Chemical Industrial Products Inc., as Finance Director of GenTek Inc., and as Internal Audit Director and Assistant Corporate Controller at Sun Chemical Group B.V. Mr. Graziosi is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (non-practicing).

G. Bohley

Mr. G. Frederick Bohley has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Bohley serves as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, a position he has held since June 2018. Mr. Bohley began his career at Allison Transmission in 1991 with the Finance department where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including General Accountant, Tax Specialist, Internal Auditor, Plant Analyst, Manager of Manufacturing Analysis, and Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis. In 2001, Mr. Bohley joined Marketing, Sales and Service where he held the position of National Account Executive. In 2003, he relocated to Sao Paulo, Brazil as Director of Latin American Operations and he returned in 2006 as Director of International Marketing and Business Planning. In October 2007, following Allison’s divestiture from General Motors, Mr. Bohley rejoined the Finance department and was promoted to Executive Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, Pricing and International Finance. He added Investor Relations to his responsibilities in January 2013 and Business Planning in August 2014. He was promoted to Vice President, with the added responsibility of the treasury department, in March 2016 and became Treasurer in July 2017. Mr. Bohley holds a bachelor’s degree in business, with majors in accounting and finance, from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

John Coll

Mr. John M. Coll is a Senior Vice President - Global Marketing, Sales and Service of the Company. Prior to joining Allison, Mr. Coll was Vice Present of Sales and Marketing at Gerdau Ameristeel U.S. from January 2015 to October 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Coll served fourteen years at Eaton Corporation, or Eaton, most recently as Vice President of Global Marketing for the vehicle group from January 2011 to January 2015. Prior to that, he held a number of other roles at Eaton, including Director of Global Channel Marketing for Eaton Electrical, General Manager of Aftermarket and Vehicle Solutions for Truck Components and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Truck Components. Prior to joining Eaton, Mr. Coll served thirteen years at Philips Electronics in a variety of sales and distributor relations roles. Mr. Coll earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from West Virginia University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.

Michael Dick

Mr. Michael A. Dick is a Senior Vice President - Operations and Purchasing of the Company, effective January 1, 2016. He had most recently been Vice President of Purchasing, Supplier Quality and Manufacturing Engineering since August 2012. Mr. Dick joined Allison Transmission in July 2006 and previously served in two other key executive positions. As Executive Director of Operations and Plant Manager for the 1000/2000 Series™ manufacturing facility in Indianapolis, a position Mr. Dick held from July 2006 through December 2007, his team significantly improved in the manufacturing cost per unit, hours per unit, customer pulls and customer complaint parts per million (PPM). As Executive Director of Manufacturing Engineering, a position he held from January 2008 through July 2012, Mr. Dick and the manufacturing engineering team were responsible for the successful launch of the assembly plant in Chennai, India and the relocation of the 3000/4000 Series™ assembly operations to Szentgotthárd, Hungary. Prior to joining Allison, Mr. Dick worked for the New Venture Gear Corp. (a joint venture between General Motors and Chrysler) where he served as the Vice President and Division Manager. In this role, he and his team took a business that had been losing money for a decade and made it profitable. Mr. Dick holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from Purdue University.

Randall Kirk

Mr. Randall R. Kirk is Senior Vice President, Product Engineering and Product Teams of the Company. since August 2014. He joined Allison in May 1976 and serves as Senior Vice President, Product Engineering and Product Teams, a position he has held since August 2014. At the beginning of his career at Allison, he served in a number of roles with increasing responsibility in the Operations and Quality organizations, including Supervisor, General Supervisor, Production Superintendent, Quality/Reliability Manager, and a dual role as Manager of Manufacturing Engineering and Quality and Divisional Program Manager. From 1997 until 2001, Mr. Kirk assumed the responsibilities of Product Team Leader for several product lines. He then served as Director of Customer Support in Marketing, Sales and Service from 2001 until 2007. From 2007 until 2009, Mr. Kirk was Executive Director of the Transition Program Manager Office, leading a cross-functional team with responsibilities for the separation from General Motors. Following the divestiture in 2009, he was appointed as Vice President, Product Engineering before his promotion to Senior Vice President, Product Engineering and Product Teams in August 2014.

Eric Scroggins

Mr. Eric C. Scroggins is a Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the company. He is responsible for advising our Board and leadership team on legal and business matters, managing our legal affairs and overseeing our Export Compliance, Corporate Affairs and Communications and Internal Audit organizations. Prior to joining Allison, Mr. Scroggins served as General Counsel for Product Action International, LLC and was an attorney with the law firm of Ice Miller LLP. Prior to joining Ice Miller LLP, Mr. Scroggins worked for the State of Indiana, serving in various roles with the Indiana State Personnel Department, including Deputy Director.

Dana Pittard

Mr. Dana J.H. Pittard is Vice President, Defense Products of the Company. He was promoted to Vice President, Defense Programs in January 2016. Mr. Pittard retired from the U.S. Army in the grade of Major General (2 Star) after 34 years of active duty. He has commanded Armor and Infantry units at every level from platoon to Division, including command of the 1st Armored Division. His service included multiple combat tours. Mr. Pittard brings a wealth of experience in combat vehicle technology and a deep understanding of the Department of Defense and congressional budget processes. He served as the Director of Operations for the Army Training and Doctrine Command, the organization responsible for defining requirements for combat vehicles. As the commander of Fort Bliss, Texas from 2010 to 2013, he transformed the post into one of the largest operational training installations in the Army, and was responsible for a community of over 100,000 soldiers, civilians and family members.

Thomas Rabaut

Mr. Thomas W. Rabaut serves as an Lead Independent Director of the Company, since August 2007. He currently serves as an Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group, or Carlyle, a global alternative asset management firm, and has held that position since 2007. In that capacity, he has fulfilled a number of executive roles, including current Chairman of SIGNODE Industries and Walbro LLC, and past Chairman of Veyance Technologies and ARINC Industries, Inc. He also serves on the board of directors of KAMAN Corporation and is Chairman of the Board of Saab Defence and Security LLC. Mr. Rabaut also served on the board of CYTEC Industries Inc. until it was acquired by the SOLVAY Group. Prior to joining Carlyle as an Operating Executive, Mr. Rabaut served as President of Land and Armaments Group BAE Systems from 2005 to 2007. From 1994 to 2005, he was the President and CEO of United Defense Industries, Inc., or United Defense. It was a global leader in the design, development and production of military systems, including combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launching systems, and the upgrade and repair of U. S. Navy ships. It was one of Carlyle’s most successful investments and was acquired by BAE Systems in 2005. Prior to his tenure at United Defense, Mr. Rabaut served 17 years in primarily general management positions at FMC Corporation. This included business activities in a variety of industries including power transmission, petroleum equipment and defense.

Judy Altmaier

Ms. Judy L. Altmaier is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Altmaier served as the President of Exmark Manufacturing Co, a subsidiary of The Toro Company, from 2013 until her retirement in January 2019. Prior to that, she was Vice President, Operations and Quality Management of The Toro Company, or Toro, from 2009 until 2013. Before joining Toro, Ms. Altmaier spent more than 25 years with Eaton, holding positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President of Operations, Auto Group Americas during 2009 and Vice President, General Manager Global Engine Valve Division in Turin, Italy from 2007 until 2009. Ms. Altmaier joined Eaton in 1983 as an accountant.

Stanley Askren

Mr. Stanley A. Askren is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Askren is currently CEO and Founder of Quiet Trail Advisors, a private, senior level strategy and lean business advisory practice. He serves as an advisor and lean business consultant for Lean Focus, LLC. Mr. Askren served as the chairman of HNI Corporation, or HNI, from 2004 until his retirement on December 31, 2018 and as CEO of HNI from 2004 until July 2018. Previously, he was the president of HNI from 2003 to April 2018, and executive vice president of HNI from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Askren had worked at HNI for 27 years, including as vice president of marketing, vice president of human resources, and as an executive vice president and president of HNI’s hearth business segment. Mr. Askren has also worked in several industries and previously held multiple executive management and general management positions with Emerson Electric, Thomson S.A. and HNI. Mr. Askren has been a director of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. since 2008 and served as a director of Arctic Cat Inc. from 2012 to 2014 and of HNI from 2003 until 2018. Mr. Askren formerly served on the board of directors of the Iowa Heritage Foundation, the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association (past chair) and the Iowa Business Council (past chair).

David Everitt

Mr. David C. Everitt is an Independent Director of the Company. Most recently served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Harsco Corporation, a provider of industrial services and engineered products, from February 2014 to August 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Everitt had been with Deere & Company since 1975, when he joined Deere as an engineer following his graduation from Kansas State University. Over the next nearly four decades, Mr. Everitt held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently responsible for the sales and marketing for all of North America and Asia, as well as global design and production of John Deere tractors and turf and utility, and global Ag Solutions Systems. Mr. Everitt also serves on the board of directors for Nutrien Ltd., Brunswick Corporation and Harsco Corporation and previously served on the board of directors of Agrium, Inc. until its merger with Potash Corporation, which formed Nutrien Ltd.

Alvaro Garcia-Tunon

Mr. Alvaro Garcia-Tunon is an Independent Director of the Company. He retired as the Chief Financial Officer of Wabtec Corporation, or Wabtec, a provider of products and services for the global rail industry, effective January 1, 2014. He remained with Wabtec as a strategic advisor until December 31, 2017. Mr. Garcia-Tunon was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Wabtec in February 2012. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Wabtec since December 2010. Prior thereto, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Wabtec since 2003. Mr. Garcia-Tunon currently is serving on the Board of Directors of MSA Safety Incorporated, a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures since 2012, and Matthews International Corporation, a leading supplier of brand solutions and memorialization and industrial products, since 2009. He is also a board member of the Senator John Heinz History Center, where he serves as its Treasurer, and the William & Mary Law School Foundation. Mr. Garcia-Tunon graduated from the College of William and Mary with a Juris Doctor degree and is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and Accounting. He is a CPA and a member of the Virginia State Bar.

Carolann Haznedar

Ms. Carolann I. Haznedar is Independent Director of the Company. Ms.Haznedar held various positions with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, or the DuPont Company, from 1981 until her retirement in June 2016. Most recently, she served as Senior Vice President, Americas for DuPont Performance Materials from September 2015 until June 2016, Senior Vice President, Americas, Packaging & Industrial Polymers from October 2011 until September 2015, and Senior Vice President, Global Packaging & Industrial Polymers from July 2008 until October 2011. Other global businesses she led include Engineering Polymers, focused in the automotive industry, Kevlar® Life Protection, and Elastomers, serving industrial markets. Prior to E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Ms. Haznedar worked for EDO Aire Corporation. Ms. Haznedar serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Harsco Corporation.

Richard Lavin

Mr. Richard P. Lavin is an Independent Director of the Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc., or Commercial Vehicle, a leading global supplier of a full range of cab-related systems for the global commercial vehicle market, from May 2013 until his resignation in November 2015. He was a director of Commercial Vehicle from August 2013 until November 2015. Prior to Commercial Vehicle, Mr. Lavin spent 28 years at Caterpillar Inc., or Caterpillar, where he last served as Group President of Construction Industries and Growth Markets. Throughout his career at Caterpillar, Mr. Lavin held various global roles, including Vice President of the Human Services Division, Vice President of Caterpillar’s Asia Pacific Manufacturing Operations, Chairman of Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi, and other senior positions in Hong Kong, Bangalore, India, Tokyo, Japan and Beijing, China. Mr. Lavin joined Caterpillar in 1984 as an attorney in the legal department. Mr. Lavin currently serves as a director of ITT Inc. and USG Corporation.

Richard Reynolds

Lt. Gen. Richard V. Reynolds is an Independent Director of the Company, since November 2010. He is owner and principal of the VanFleet Group, LLC, an aerospace consulting company, and has served in that capacity since 2005. Prior to his retirement in 2005, General Reynolds was Vice Commander, Air Force Materiel Command. During his 34 years of active duty Air Force service, he commanded the Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio and the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, California. He was also Program Executive Officer, Airlift and Trainers in the Pentagon, and Program Director for several major weapon system acquisitions, including the B-2 Spirit. General Reynolds is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, Class 79B, and has more than 25 years of hands-on experience in the research, development, program management, test and evaluation of aeronautical systems. He holds Federal Aviation Administration certificates for Airline Transport Pilot and Flight Instructor (Glider), and his logbook shows more than 4,000 flying hours in 72 different military and civil aircraft. Graduating in 1971 from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering, General Reynolds has a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, and a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. He is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots.

Raymond Posadas

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