Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, has appointed Ms Judy Altmaier to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. The appointment of Ms Altmaier increases the size of the Board to 11 members.
“We are pleased to welcome Judy as a new independent member of our Board of Directors. We remain focused on constantly strengthening the composition of our Board as we continue to seek excellence as a premier industrial company. Judy’s significant operational experience and strong business leadership will be of great value to Allison and an asset to our Board,” Lawrence E Dewey, Chairman of the Board of Directors, said.
Ms Altmaier’s term will expire at the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders. She will also serve as a member of the Board’s Audit Committee.
Ms Altmaier served as the President of Exmark Manufacturing Co, a subsidiary of The Toro Company, from 2013 until her retirement in January 2019. Prior to that, she was Vice President, Operations and Quality Management of The Toro Company from 2009 until 2013. Before joining Toro, Ms Altmaier spent more than 25 years with Eaton Corporation, holding positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President of Operations, Auto Group Americas, during 2009, and Vice President, General Manager Global Engine Valve Division in Turin, Italy, from 2007 until 2009. Ms. Altmaier joined Eaton in 1983 as an accountant.