TROY, Mich., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Christy Daehnert director, Investor Relations, effective July 15. Daehnert will report directly to Mary Lehmann, senior vice president, Treasury, Corporate Development, Communications and Investor Relations.
"We're excited for Christy to take on this important financial role for the company. Her background and industry experience will serve us well as we continue to provide our investors with pertinent information," Lehmann said.
In this position, Christy is responsible for communicating Meritor's financial information and strategic vision to the company's shareholders and other constituents.
Previously Christy was director, Finance, Aftermarket & Trailers, for Meritor. Prior to joining the company, she held positions of increasing responsibility in DaimlerChrysler's finance department, following seven years with Coopers & Lybrand.
Daehnert holds a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science in accountancy from Walsh College. She is also a CPA.
Daehnert replaces Brett Penzkofer, who has assumed the position of senior director, Finance, Truck Americas. In this role, Brett reports directly to Kevin Nowlan, vice president and controller.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers in more than 70 countries. Based in Troy, Mich., more than 11,000 employees are located in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices worldwide. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For more information, visit the company's web site at meritor.com.
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