Elizabeth A. “Ann” Harrell is a retired major general, serving more than 30 years with the U.S. Air Force. During her military career, Harrell held a wide range of positions in the U.S., Germany and South Korea specializing in aircraft fleet maintenance and sustainment.
As the director of maintenance and logistics stationed at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Harrell was influential in the planning and execution for F-22 and F-35 platforms and worked closely with manufacturers in the civilian sector to develop airframes, engines and components. She also served as director of logistics and security assistance for the United States European Command in Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany, where she worked with NATO members to build and maintain defense capabilities.
Harrell is a member of the advisory board for the Museum of the United States Air Force and has served on the General Electric Corporation Senior Advisory Committee for its Internal Veterans’ Network. Her extensive knowledge in aerospace technology, global supply chain management and government relations align with Timken’s growth priorities and are valuable to her service as a member of the board.
Harrell was elected to The Timken Company board of directors in 2017 and serves as a member of the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.