W. Nicholas Howley

1054 Votes

Compensation: $61,023,102
Company: TransDigm Group

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Description

Mr. Walter Nicholas Howley, also known as Nick, has been Executive Chairman of TransDigm Group Incorporated since April 30, 2018. Prior to this Mr. Howley served as Chief Executive Officer at TransDigm Group Incorporated from December 2005 to April 2018. Mr. Howley founded TransDigm Group in 1992. He served as President of TransDigm Group Incorporated. Mr. Howley serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Aviation Technologies, Inc. He has been the Chief Executive Officer at TransDigm Inc., since December 2001 until March 2018. He is one of the original Founders of Transdigm Inc. and also served as its Executive Vice President. He served as Chief Executive Officer at TransDigm Holding Company since December 2001 and Chairman of the Board since July 23, 2003. Mr. Howley served as the President and Chief Operating Officer at TransDigm Holding Company and TransDigm Inc., from December 1998 to September 2005.

He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Aviation Technologies, Inc. Mr. Howley served as the President at TD Group from July 2003 to December 2005 and AeroControlex Group from September 1993 to December 1998. Previously, he worked at Imo Industries Inc. from 1988 to 1993, first as the Corporate Director of Finance and then as the General Manager of the Aero Products Divisions. Mr. Howley also served as the Director of Finance for the 15 divisions at IMO’s Turbo-machinery, Aerospace and Power Transmission groups. Prior to 1988, he held a range of general management, manufacturing, engineering and international marketing jobs in the engineered service, oil drilling equipment, defense and farm machinery industries. Mr. Howley has been the Chairman of TransDigm Group Incorporated since July 23, 2003 until April 2018 and has been its Director since December 1998. He has been the Chairman of the Board at TransDigm Inc. since July 23, 2003.

Mr. Howley has been a Director of TransDigm Holding Company since December 1998. He served as a Director at TransDigm Inc., since December 1998. He serves as a Director of Aviation Technology Group Inc. Mr. Howley serves on the Board of Consolidated Precision Products and as a Board Member of Bratenahl Capital Partners. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board of CapitalWorks Associates and as the Chairman of St. Martin de Porres High School. Mr. Howley serves as a Trustee of Case Western Reserve University, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Gilmour Academy. He serves as a Director of Polypore, Inc. He is Member of Executive Council at Cohesive Capital Partners. Mr. Howley served as a Director of Polypore International Inc. from January 31, 2007 to October 30, 2012 and Satair A/S from 2006 to October 31, 2011. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979 and a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University in 1975.