Conexus Indiana Adds New Board Member

Conexus Indiana CEO Steven Dwyer announced today that Michael A. Dick, senior vice president, Operations and Purchasing at Allison Transmission, has been named a member of the Conexus Indiana board of directors.

“We are excited Mike is joining our board and welcome his expertise in leveraging the advanced manufacturing and logistics strengths of our state,” said Dwyer. “Allison Transmission has been a long-time, valuable partner in Conexus Indiana’s work to move Indiana forward, and Mike’s appointment builds on that commitment.”

Dick joined Allison Transmission in 2006 and was named vice president of Purchasing, Supplier Quality and Manufacturing Engineering in 2012. Previously, he was executive director of operations and plant manager for the 1000/2000 Series manufacturing plant in Indianapolis and executive director of the Manufacturing Engineering team, which was responsible for the successful launch of the Chennai, India, Phase II assembly plant and the relocation of the 3000/4000 Series assembly operations in Szentgotthard, Hungary.

Before joining Allison Transmission, Dick worked for the New Venture Gear Corporation – a joint venture for General Motors and Chrysler – where he served as the vice president and division manager.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from Purdue University.

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