Allison Transmission Announces Vice President Retirement, Successor Named


INDIANAPOLIS--Jan. 21, 2014: Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. , a global leader in the design and manufacture of commercial and military fully automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems, today announced that James L. Wanaselja, Vice President of North American Marketing, Sales and Service, has elected to retire effective April 1.

"Under Jim's leadership over the past 19 years, he and his team have developed effective sales and marketing strategies which have been implemented company wide. The entire Allison team and I wish Jim, his wife, Lynn, and their family a long and happy retirement. His presence on our team will be missed," said Lawrence E. Dewey, Chairman, President and CEO of Allison Transmission.

Michael G. Headly has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, Sales and Service and will add Wanaselja's duties to his previous responsibilities as Allison Transmission's Vice President of Outside North American Marketing, Sales and Service. During his 25 years of service with Allison, Headly has led key areas of the business, including: Defense Programs, North American Sales, Program Management, and Allison Transmission Europe.

"Mike's contributions to Allison Transmission have been instrumental to our successes around the world," said Dewey. "He clearly understands the commercial and defense medium- and heavy-duty transmission end markets, and I am confident that through his leadership, he will continue to drive our growth initiatives in his expanded role."

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