Stan A. Askren


Stan A. Asken has served as a Director of Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. since March 2016. Mr. Askren, is currently CEO and Founder of Quiet Trail Advisors, a private, senior level strategy and lean business advisory practice. He also serves as an advisor and lean business consultant for Lean Focus, LLC. Mr. Askren served as the Chairman of HNI Corporation, a family of brands providing products and services for the office and home, from 2004 until his retirement on December 31, 2018 and as Chief Executive Officer of HNI Corporation from 2004 until July 2018. Previously, he was the president of HNI Corporation 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 Co., 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).

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