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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lawrence Dewey

59 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

David Graziosi

50 2016 President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

John Coll

2016 Senior Vice President - Global Marketing, Sales and Service

Michael Dick

54 2016 Senior Vice President - Operations and Purchasing

Randall Kirk

60 2014 Senior Vice President, Product Engineering and Product Teams

Eric Scroggins

45 2007 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Sharon Dean

60 2007 Vice President - Quality and Reliability

Dana Pittard

57 2016 Vice President - Defense Products

David Everitt

63 2014 Director

Alvaro Garcia-Tunon

63 2016 Director

Gregory Spivy

47 2015 Director

James Star

55 2016 Director

Stanley Askren

55 2016 Independent Director

David Denison

63 2013 Independent Director

Richard Lavin

64 2016 Independent Director

Thomas Rabaut

67 2007 Independent Director

Francis Raborn

72 2007 Independent Director

Richard Reynolds

67 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lawrence Dewey

Mr. Lawrence E. Dewey serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Dewey served as Chairman, 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).

David Graziosi

Mr. David S. Graziosi serves as President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary of Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. He was Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Graziosi joined Allison in November 2007 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary and has served in that capacity since then. 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).

John Coll

Mr. John M. Coll has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Global Marketing, Sales and Service of the Company., effective Oct. 7, 2016. Coll joins Allison Transmission from Gerdau Ameristeel U.S. where he was vice president of sales and marketing. Previously, he served for 14 years at Eaton Corp., most recently as vice president of global marketing for the vehicle group. He held a number of other roles a tEaton 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, Coll served for 13 years at Philips Electronics/Philips Lighting Co. in a variety of sales and distributor relations roles. He began his career in sales with Pennsylvania and West Virginia Supply Corp., a division of Quaker State. Coll earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from West Virginia University, and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

Michael Dick

Mr. Michael A. Dick serves as Senior Vice President - Operations and Purchasing of the Company, effective January 1, 2016. Dick has been with Allison Transmission for nine years and has been in his current role of Vice President, Purchasing, Supplier Quality, and Manufacturing Engineering since 2012. Before that, Mike served as the Executive Director, Manufacturing Engineering from 2007 to 2012 and Plant Manager of the 1000/2000 Series™ products from 2006 to 2007. Before joining Allison, Mike worked for the New Venture Gear Corporation (the General Motors - Chrysler Joint Venture) where he served as the VP and Division Manager. Mr. Dick holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from Purdue University.

Randall Kirk

Mr. Randall R. Kirk serves as Senior Vice President, Product Engineering and Product Teams of the Company since August 2014. He was Vice President - Product Engineering of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. Prior to that, from 2007 until 2009, Mr. Kirk joined Allison in May 1976 and served in a number of roles with increasing responsibility in the Operations and Quality organizations, including Supervisor, General Supervisor, Production Superintendent, Quality/Reliability Manager, 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 serves as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., since December 2007. He is responsible for advising the Board and leadership team on legal and business matters, managing our legal affairs and overseeing our Export Compliance, Government and Community Relations 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.

Sharon Dean

Ms. Sharon L. Dean serves as Vice President - Quality and Reliability of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., since 2007. Ms. Dean joined Allison in June 1975. She serves as Vice President of Quality and Reliability, which includes responsibility for Allison Remanufacturing, and has held that position since 2007. Prior to that, from 1998 until 2007, Ms. Dean served as Director, Quality and Reliability, and from 1975 until 1998, she held various key positions in Sales/Service and Operations, including Director, Customer Support; Manager, Eastern Region (U.S.); Manager, Quality and Reliability and Manager, Product Service. Before joining Allison, Ms. Dean worked in the General Motors Assembly Division, beginning in 1973, when she joined General Motors as a General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) student, assuming full-time responsibilities after graduating in 1978.

Dana Pittard

Mr. Dana J.H. Pittard serves as Vice President, Defense Products of the Company. Dana Pittard joined Allison Transmission in October 2015 as Deputy Vice President of Defense Programs. 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

David Everitt

Mr. David C. Everitt has been appointed as Director of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., effective August 7, 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 of all 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 Agrium Inc., Brunswick Corporation and Harsco Corporation.

Alvaro Garcia-Tunon

Mr. Alvaro Garcia-Tunon is Director of the Company. Alvaro Garcia-Tunon has served as a Strategic Adviser of Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) since his retirement in 2013. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Garcia-Tunon served as the Chief Financial Officer of Wabtec Corporation since March 2003. Prior to that, he served in various positions of increasing responsibility at Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, the predecessor to Wabtec Corporation, since 1995, including Treasurer, Secretary and Vice President of Finance. Mr. Garcia-Tunon has also held various leadership positions at two major public accounting firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arthur Andersen and Co., where he provided overall tax, audit and financial consulting services. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Bar Association of Virginia. 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. Mr. Garcia-Tunon has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Matthews International Corporation since October 2009 and currently serves as Chairman of the Audit and the board’s special committees. He is also serves as a Member of the Executive, the Nominating and Corporate Governance, and the Compensation Committees. Mr. Garcia-Tunon has also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of MSA Safety Incorporated since December 2012, where he serves as a Member of the Audit, the Finance, and the Legal Committees. Additionally, Mr. Garcia-Tunon is on the Board of the Senator John Heinz History Center and Pittsburgh CLO.

Gregory Spivy

Mr. Gregory P. Spivy, serves as Director of the Company. He is a Partner at ValueAct Capital. Prior to joining ValueAct Capital in September 2004, Mr. Spivy worked with Gryphon Investors, a private equity fund with $500 million in investments. Previously, Mr. Spivy was a Managing Director at Fremont Partners, or Fremont, a private equity firm. Prior to joining Fremont, Mr. Spivy was a Director with The Bridgeford Group, and began his career in the mergers and acquisitions department of Lehman Brothers. Mr. Spivy is the chairman and a director of Seitel, Inc., a director of Armstrong World Industries, Inc., the former chairman of MSD Performance, Inc. and a former director of MDS, Inc., MSC Software Corp., PRA International and KAR Auction Services, Inc.

James Star

Mr. James A. Star serves as Director of the company. Effective May 12, 2016. He has served, since 2003, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Longview Asset Management LLC ("Longview"), a multi-strategy investment firm for which he has been a portfolio manager since 1998. He has also served since 1994 as a Vice President ofHenry Crownand Company, a private family investment firm affiliated withLongview. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Star was President and Chief Investment Officer of Star Partners, Inc., a private securities partnership focused on common equities. Mr. Star began his investment career in 1991 as a securities analyst at Harris Associates, a Chicago investment firm. Prior thereto, he practiced corporate and securities law inIllinois, where he was a member of the bar from 1987 to 2011. Mr. Star sits on the board of directors of Equity Common Wealth REIT, a publicly traded real estate trust, where he serves on the Nominating & Governance Committee. He is a director of the holding companies of Teaching Strategies, a software company focused on the education market, Petsmart, Inc., a leading provider of merchandise and services to pet owners, and eBay Enterprises, an ecommerce logistics company. Mr. Star has been a member of the investment committees for the retirement plans of Henry Crownand Company since 1995, Great Dane Limited Partnership since 1997 and, since 2014, Gillig LLC, Provisur Technologies, Inc. and Trail King Industries, Inc. He has also served as a manager of Longview Trust Company since 2006. Mr. Star has also been a member of limited partner advisory boards for the Kabouter Funds since 2004 and Valor Equity Partners II since 2007. In prior years, Mr. Star has served on the board of trustees of Columbia Acorn Trust and Wanger Advisor Trust, which are registered mutual funds, and a number of private company boards. He is a member of the Global Advisory Board of the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University and the Chicagochapter of World Presidents Organization.

Stanley Askren

Mr. Stanley A. Askren serves as Independent Director of the company. He has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HNI Corporation since 2004 and the President of HNI Corporation since 2003. Prior to his appointment as President of HNI Corporation, he served in various roles at HNI Corporation including human resources, marketing, operations and general management. Prior to HNI Corporation, Mr. Askren served in multiple executive and general management positions at Emerson Electric Company and Thomson SA. 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. Mr. Askren graduated from theUniversity of Northern Iowawith highest honors with a degree in Business Administration and received a Master of Business Administration fromWashington Universitywhere he received the Hiram and Mary Neuwoehner award for academic excellence. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University in 1995. Mr. Askren serves on the Business Industry Furniture Association and is a past chair, and he also serves on the Iowa Business Council and is a past chair. In addition, he serves on theWashington UniversityOlin School of Business Advisory Council and is currently serving his second term on the Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress Board, appointed byIowa GovernorTerry Branstad.

David Denison

Mr. David F. Denison serves as an Independent Director of Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. Until his retirement in 2012, Mr. Denison served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Pension Plan, or CPP, Investment Board from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Denison has held senior positions in the investment, consulting and asset management businesses in Canada, the United States and Europe. Prior to his appointment to the CPP Investment Board, Mr. Denison was President of Fidelity Investments Canada Limited, or Fidelity. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Canada Limited (Audit Committee, Risk Committee) and BCE Inc. (Audit Committee). The Board has concluded that Mr. Denison should serve as a director because of his significant experience in finance and accounting as a result of his senior positions in those areas, including those at the CPP Investment Board and Fidelity. Mr. Denison also brings to our Board valuable knowledge of finance, corporate governance, risk management and operations of other companies gained from his current and prior service on the board of directors and audit committees of other public and private companies.

Richard Lavin

Mr. Richard P. Lavin serves as Independent Director of the company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. fromMay 2013until his resignation inNovember 2015. He was a director of Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. fromAugust 2013untilNovember 2015. Prior to Commercial Vehicle, Mr. Lavin spent 28 years at Caterpillar Inc., 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 and other senior positions inHong Kong,Bangalore, India,Tokyo, JapanandBeijing, China. Mr. Lavin joined Caterpillar in 1984 as an attorney in the legal department. Mr. Lavin currently serves as a director of ITT Corporation and United States Gypsum Company. Mr. Lavin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree fromWestern Illinois University, a Juris Doctor degree fromCreighton Universityand a Master of Laws degree fromGeorgetown University. In 1996, Mr. Lavin completed an Advanced Management Program atCarnegie Mellon University.

Thomas Rabaut

Mr. Thomas W. Rabaut serves as an Independent Director of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., since August 2007. Mr. Rabaut, currently serves as an Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group 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 KAMAN Corporation and is Chairman of the Board of Saab Defence and Security LLC. Mr. Rabaut also served on the board of CYTEC Industries until it was recently 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. 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 in FMC Corporation. This included business activities in a variety of industries including Power Transmission, Petroleum Equipment and defense.

Francis Raborn

Mr. Francis Raborn is an Independent Director of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., since August 2007. Until his retirement in 2005, Mr. Raborn, age 71, served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Defense Industries, Inc. from its formation in 1994, and as a director since 1997. Mr. Raborn joined FMC Corporation, the predecessor of United Defense Industries, Inc., in 1977 and held a variety of financial and accounting positions, including Controller of the Defense Systems Group from 1985 to 1993, and Controller of the Special Products Group from 1979 to 1985. Prior to his tenure at FMC Corporation, Mr. Raborn worked for Chemetron Corporation and Ford Motor Company. Mr. Raborn currently serves on the Board of Directors of Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.

Richard Reynolds

Lt. Gen.(Retd). Richard V. Reynolds serves as an Independent Director of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., since November 2010. He is currently the owner of The VanFleet Group LLC, an aerospace consulting company and has served in that capacity since 2005. General Reynolds also served as Senior Manager/Senior Business Advisor of BearingPoint, Inc., an international management and technology consulting firm, from 2005 to 2009. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2005, after 34 years of active duty, where he served as a combat ready pilot, experimental test pilot, and program manager. While on active duty, General Reynolds 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 also served as Program Executive Officer, Airlift and Trainers in the Pentagon, and was Program Director for the B-2 Spirit. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Compensation Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee) and Barco Federal Systems, LLC (Government Security Committee). He also serves on and is Chairman of the Board of Managers of the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. 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.