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New President for Allison Transmission

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David S. Graziosi, currently the Chief Financial Officer of Allison Transmission, has been appointed to take on the additional role of President of the company, effective immediately.

Graziosi joined Allison in November 2007 as Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer, following the company's sale by General Motors to The Carlyle Group and Onex Corporation.

In his additional role as President, Graziosi will oversee Operations and Purchasing, Quality and Reliability, Legal/Corporate Affairs and Communications/Internal Audit, Human Resources, and Information Systems and Services, in addition to continuing responsibility for Financial and Treasury activities.

"I'm pleased to name Dave as President of Allison Transmission in recognition of the significant contributions he has made to the company and to acknowledge the wider role he already plays in our success," commented Lawrence E. Dewey, Chairman and CEO of Allison Transmission. "Since joining Allison Transmission in 2007, Dave has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a clear understanding of our company and our industry as a whole. He is an important member of the executive management team and is regularly engaged with his colleagues on issues in their functional areas. I look forward to continuing to work closely with Dave in the years ahead."

Graziosi stated: "I am honoured to be named President of Allison Transmission. We have achieved significant accomplishments over the last eight years and will continue expanding our reach as we build on our 100-year history. I look forward to working closely with Larry and the rest of the management team in my expanded role."

Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs

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