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Gregg M. Sherrill

Independent Director since 2017
Lead Director; Former Executive Chair, CEO and Director, Tenneco Inc.

Committee Assignments and Rationale

Nominating, Governance and Social Responsibility Committee

  • Significant leadership experience as the former Chair and CEO of Tenneco, including oversight over sustainability and governance matters.
  • Experience on corporate boards.

Lead Director

  • Extensive board leadership experience as former Chair of Tenneco and former Chair of organization and executive compensation committee at Snap-On.
  • Successfully led large, global manufacturing company through strategic growth and operational change.
  • Possesses strong integrity and professional credibility with the other directors and has excellent knowledge of Allstate's strategy and business.

Professional Experience

  • Former Executive Chair, CEO and Director of Tenneco Inc., a producer of automotive emission control and ride control products and systems.
  • Former Corporate Vice President and President of Power Solutions at Johnson Controls Inc., a global diversified technology and industrial company.

Key Experience and Qualifications

Risk Management: In-depth knowledge and understanding of risk and return management gained from role as CEO and director of publicly traded companies.

Accounting and Finance: Established a strong track record of revenue growth, higher earnings and improved profitability while leading Tenneco, where he had responsibility for creating financial strategies and implementing operating plans.

Technology and/or Cybersecurity: Technology expertise gained during tenure as a senior operating executive of large companies.

Global Perspective: Gained while successfully managing the international operations of Tenneco, a global public company with operations in 23 countries.

Complex, Highly Regulated Businesses: Extensive operational and strategic experience gained during lengthy tenure within the regulated automotive industry resulting in valuable insights.

Sustainability: Keen understanding of sustainability priorities specifically related to emissions control, gained while overseeing a producer of automotive emission control products and services.

Succession Planning and Human Capital Management: Significant management experience, including executive recruitment, succession planning and design of compensation programs gained as CEO of Tenneco.

Innovation and Customer Focus: Gained valuable insights into transformation and innovation while serving within the customer-centric automotive industry.

Government, Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs: Deep understanding acquired as CEO in the highly regulated automotive industry and through tenure as director at a large public company.

Other Public Board Service

  • Snap-on Inc. (2010–present)
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