Allison Transmission announces Fred Bohley as next CFO
INDIANAPOLIS – Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) announced today that its board of directors has appointed G. Frederick Bohley III as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective June 1.
“Fred has been an instrumental member of our organization for many years,” said David S. Graziosi, President and CFO of Allison. “I have worked closely with Fred, and I am confident in his ability to continue driving our vision and values in his new role as Chief Financial Officer.”
Bohley has been with Allison Transmission since 1991 and currently serves as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer. He began his career with the Finance department where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including General Accountant, Tax Specialist, Internal Auditor, Plant Analyst, Manager of Manufacturing Analysis and Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis. In 2001, Bohley joined Marketing, Sales and Service where he held the position of National Account Executive. In 2003, he relocated to Sao Paulo, Brazil as Director of Latin American Operations, and he returned in 2006 as Director of International Marketing and Business Planning. In October 2007, following Allison’s divestiture from General Motors, Bohley rejoined the Finance department and was promoted to Executive Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, Pricing and International Finance. He added Investor Relations to his responsibilities in January 2013 and Business Planning in August 2014. He was promoted to Vice President, with the added responsibility of supervising the treasury department, in March 2016 and became Treasurer in July 2017.
“I am honored to assume the role of Chief Financial Officer,” said Bohley. “I look forward to working with Dave, the Allison leadership team and our board of directors to ensure Allison remains an industry leader in fully automatic transmissions, while also realizing new opportunities that lie ahead. We are focused on improving the way the world works."
May 11, 2018
Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle propulsion solutions for commercial and defense vehicles, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, and a leader in electrified propulsion systems that Improve the Way the World Works. Allison products are used in a wide variety of applications, including on-highway trucks (distribution, refuse, construction, fire and emergency), buses (school, transit and coach), motorhomes, off-highway vehicles and equipment (energy, mining and construction applications) and defense vehicles (tactical wheeled and tracked). Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. With a presence in more than 150 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil, manufacturing facilities in the USA, Hungary and India, as well as global engineering resources, including electrification engineering centers in Indianapolis, Indiana, Auburn Hills, Michigan and London in the United Kingdom. Allison also has more than 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. For more information, visit allisontransmission.com.
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SOURCE Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.