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Biography PhotoRichard P. Lavin
Director

Richard P. Lavin has served as a director of Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. since March 2016. Mr. Lavin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc., 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 Group, Inc. from August 2013 until November 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 , 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 Corporation and United States Gypsum Company.