Allison Exec to Retire

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Indianapolis-based Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) has announced Senior Vice President of Operations and Purchasing David Parish will retire at the end of the year. Parish has been with the company for 38 years.

"Dave's vision and guidance have led to important improvements in quality, delivery reliability, and cost management.  These have all been significant factors in Allison's outstanding global business performance for nearly two decades under his Operations leadership. He has an outstanding work ethic, professional commitment, and is a great role model to the business," Allison Transmission Chief Executive Officer Larry Dewey said.

The company says Michael Dick will succeed Parish. 

"Mike is a strong leader with the process and industry knowledge that is required to guide a global operation. He is always looking for ways to improve and ultimately make the business stronger," Parish said.

Dick currently serves as vice president of purchasing, supplier quality, and manufacturing engineering at Allison. Dick will begin his new role on January 1.

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