Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
Lead Director Lead Director
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Outside Directors
Stan A. Askren 
Biography PhotoStan A. Askren

Mr. Stan A. Askren, age 55, 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 has 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 ha... 

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David Denison 
Biography PhotoDavid Denison

Until his retirement in 2012, Mr. Denison, age 63, served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Pension Plan, or CPP, Investment Board (an investment management organization) from 2005 to 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Denison was President of Fidelity Investments Canada Limited (a financial services provider). He has also has held a number of senior positions in the investment, banking, asset management and consulting sectors in Canada, the United States and Europe. Mr. Denison... 

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David C. Everitt 
Biography PhotoDavid C. Everitt

David C. Everitt has served as a director of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. since August 2014. Currently retired, Mr. Everitt most recently served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Harsco Corporation 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, ... 

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Alvaro Garcia-Tunon  
Biography PhotoAlvaro Garcia-Tunon

Alvaro Garcia-Tunon, age 63, 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 remains with Wabtec as a strategic advisor. 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 a... 

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Richard P. Lavin 
Biography PhotoRichard P. Lavin

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 ... 

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Thomas W. Rabaut  Lead Director
Biography PhotoThomas W. Rabaut

Mr. Rabaut, age 67, 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... 

Francis Raborn Financial Expert
Biography PhotoFrancis Raborn

Until his retirement in 2005, Mr. Raborn, age 72, 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. He also had ... 

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Lieutenant General (retired) Richard V. Reynolds 
Biography PhotoLieutenant General (retired) Richard V. Reynolds

Lieutenant General, United States Air Force (retired) Reynolds, age 67, 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 B... 
Committee Member Chairperson  
Gregory P. Spivy 
Biography PhotoGregory P. Spivy

Mr. Gregory P. Spivy, age 47, 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... 

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James A. Star 
Biography PhotoJames A. Star

Mr. Star, age 55, has served, since 2003, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Longview Asset Management LLC, 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 of Henry Crown and Company, a private family investment firm affiliated with Longview. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Star was President and Chief Investment Officer of Star Partners, Inc., a private securities partnership focused on common equit... 

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Inside Directors
Lawrence E. Dewey 
Biography PhotoLawrence E. Dewey
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Dewey, age 59, joined Allison in February 1989. Mr. Dewey currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allison and has served in that capacity since January 2016. 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,...