Visiting Committee – W. Nicholas Howley

W. Nicholas Howley, Weatherhead Visiting Committee

Chairman & CEO, TransDigm Group Inc.

Mr. Howley is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TransDigm Group Inc. (NYSE/TDG) and TransDigm Holdings and an original founder of TransDigm. Founded in 1993, TransDigm, a New York Stock exchange listed company, is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and owns and operates a broad range of aerospace manufacturing businesses. The company has acquired forty-three such businesses since its formation in 1993. TransDigm has approximate proforma 2013 revenues of about $2 billion, an enterprise value of about $11 billion and has raised approximately $9.5 billion of private and public capital.

Mr. Howley received his B.S. degree in Engineering (mechanical) from Drexel University in 1975 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1979.

He lives with his wife Lorie, in Bratenahl, Ohio, USA. They have three children Peter, Mike and Meg.

Business Boards
Transdigm Group (NYSE: TDG) — Chairman, CEO & Chairman of Exec Committee CPP Corporation — Private Company

Non Profit Board/Trustee
St. Martin De Porres High School — Chairman; Case Western Reserve University; Rock & Roll Hall of Fame