Oleg Gostomelsky, IDEC Vice Chair – Membership
International Defense Programs Manager for Turkey & the Middle East
Company Description: World’s largest manufacturer of commercial duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems used in bus, fire, military, construction, distribution, and other market sectors.
Experience Summary: Indiana District Export Council (IDEC) member since 2013 and a regular guest lecturer at Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Oleg has over 20 years of senior level international business experience. Prior to joining Allison Transmission, while serving as the Managing Director of European Operations for Telamon Corporation, Oleg launched the Telamon-Europe division establishing and growing a manufacturing plant in North Macedonia, which was a 2019 Emerging Europe Awards finalist in the Foreign Direct Investment category. As a Vice President of Hoosier Gasket Corporation, he opened multiple international locations including a manufacturing plant in China and a warehouse/distribution center in Ukraine. His European Business Development Program received the 2017 US President’s “E” Award – the highest export award given by the US Government. Oleg is a former US Army officer who earned a BS in International Affairs from the US Military Academy at West Point and an MA in Business Policy from the State University of New York (SUNY).