TROY, Mich., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM)
announced today that it has appointed Christopher Kete, vice president and
general manager, Specialty Products.
In this position, Kete will be responsible for ArvinMeritor's growing
Specialty Products business unit, serving the military and defense,
off-highway, bus and coach, as well as fire and emergency markets, with
industry leading, advanced drivetrain technology. Kete will drive
ArvinMeritor's ambitious growth plans with a strong focus on product
development and expansion into new market and customer segments.
"Chris' leadership skills and extensive experience in the commercial
vehicle and off-highway business uniquely qualify him to lead this strategic
segment of our company," said Carsten Reinhardt, senior vice president and
president, Commercial Vehicle Systems, ArvinMeritor.
Kete has held positions of increasing responsibility within the motor
vehicle industry, and also in the U.S. Navy. Most recently, Kete served as
general manager, Cummins Komatsu Engine Company, Inc. Before joining Cummins,
he was a Lieutenant in the Submarine Warfare Division of the U.S. Navy.
Kete holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business
School, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Cornell
ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of
integrated systems, modules and components to the motor vehicle industry. The
company marks its centennial anniversary in 2009, celebrating a long history
of 'forward thinking.' ArvinMeritor serves commercial truck, trailer and
specialty original equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets, and light
vehicle manufacturers. ArvinMeritor common stock is traded on the New York
Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ARM. For more information, visit the
company's Web site at: www.arvinmeritor.com/.
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