Indianapolis-based Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) has named Dean Ranalli chief information officer. He has worked at Allison since 2011, and has served as acting CIO for about one year.

July 9, 2013

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. — Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced that Dean E. Ranalli has been promoted to Executive Director and Chief Information Officer.

Ranalli joined Allison Transmission in May 2011 as Director of Global IT Infrastructure and Operations. He had served as Acting CIO since July 2012.

“Over the past year, Dean has led our Information Technology organization in completing a number of significant projects –including critical infrastructure and application implementations,” said Lawrence E. Dewey, Chairman and CEO of Allison Transmission. “I'm pleased to have Dean as a member of my leadership team.”

Prior to joining Allison, Ranalli was a Global Services Manager with Alcatel-Lucent in Pittsburgh, where he was responsible for IT operations for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's voice, data and wireless networks.

Ranalli also previously worked for Advanticom in Pittsburgh, where he held positions of increasing responsibility including Project Manager, Operations Manager, and Director of Professional Services. He holds a bachelor's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

About Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission is the world's largest manufacturer of fully-automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, medium- and heavy-tactical U.S. military vehicles and hybrid-propulsion systems for transit buses. Allison transmissions are used in a variety of applications including on-highway trucks (distribution, refuse, construction, fire and emergency), buses (primarily school and transit), motor homes, off-highway vehicles and equipment (primarily energy and mining) and military vehicles (wheeled and tracked). Founded in 1915, the Allison business is headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., USA and employs approximately 2,800 people. Allison has manufacturing facilities and customization centers located in China, The Netherlands, Brazil, India and Hungary, with a global presence, serving customers in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and Africa. Allison also has approximately 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. More information about Allison is available at

Source: Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.

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