TROY, Mich., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Mikel Slater to the position of vice president, Business Unit/Functional Human Resources and Talent Acquisition, effective May 1.
In this position, Slater is responsible for leading the Human Resources (HR) team directly in support of Meritor's business segments, as well as all staff functions. Additionally, he is responsible for the company's Talent Acquisition activities.
"Mikel has played an integral role in the development and execution of Meritor's human resource policies and programs," said Larry Ott, senior vice president, Human Resources, Meritor. "His knowledge and background will provide his team the strategic direction needed to implement Meritor's global HR strategy."
Prior to taking on this new role, Slater was senior director, Global Human Resources. He joined Meritor in October 2000. Prior to joining Meritor, he held positions of increasing responsibility at MichCon (now DTE Energy).
Slater holds a Bachelor of Science in organizational communications and marketing from Eastern Michigan University and a Master of Science in organizational management and human resources from the University of Phoenix.
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. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 10,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's web site at meritor.com.
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