W. Howley

last updated 8/5/2018

W. Nicholas Howley

Executive Chairman at TransDigm Group Incorporated

HQ Location:
1301 EAST 9TH STREET SUITE 3000, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
HQ Phone:
(216) 706-2960

General Information

Work Experience

Executive Chairman - Crain Communications Inc

President - AeroControlex Group Inc

President - TDG


B. S. degree - Engineering , Drexel University

MBAPresident & Fellows of Harvard College

MBAHarvard Business School

MBAHarvard Graduate School of Business

MBAHarvard University


Board of Trustees Member - Saint Martin de Porres High School

Board Member - Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

Fund Advisory Board Member - CapitalWorks LLC

Founder - The Howley Foundation

Board Member - Bratenahl Capital Partners

Board Member - Polypore International , Inc.

Trustee - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Trustee - Gilmour Academy

Board Member - Consolidated Precision Products Corp.

Trustee - Roll Hall of Fame

Board of Trustees - Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Board Member - Satair Pte. Ltd

Trustee - Case Western Reserve University

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Nick Howley
Nick Howley Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, TransDigm Group Inc. Mr. Howley is an original founder of and is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TransDigm Group Inc. (NYSE: TDG). TransDigm owns and operates a broad range of aerospace manufacturing businesses and has acquired thirty-seven such businesses since its formation in 1993. Prior to founding TDG, Mr. Howley worked for Imo Industries (a NYSE Industrial Conglomerate) from 1988 to 1993 first as the Corporate Director of Finance and then as General Manager of the AeroProducts Divisions. 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 is a director of Satair A/S (SAT/The Nordic Exchange) and Polypore Inc. (PPO/NYSE); he is a trustee of Case Western Reserve University, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Gilmour Academy and St. Martin de Porres High School. Mr. Howley received his B.S. degree in Engineering (mechanical) from Drexel University in 1975 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1979.

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W. Nicholas Howley, TransDigm Group's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "This special dividend is part of our ongoing efforts to allocate our capital in order to create value for our shareholders.

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