TROY, Mich., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor's (NYSE: ARM)
Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business has announced the appointment of
Amelia Quelas as vice president and general manager of the Trailers Group,
effective August 1.
Quelas is responsible for the leadership and growth of the worldwide
commercial trailer business. She will lead business process improvement
initiatives designed to strengthen the performance of the trailer business,
develop strategic plans, drive market growth initiatives, and manage customer
"Amelia brings strong leadership skills and extensive knowledge of the
global commercial vehicle industry, combined with an international business
background, to this position," said Carsten Reinhardt, president, CVS. "She
will be an asset to the CVS leadership team as we aggressively implement
actions to improve the performance and profitability of the business."
Most recently, Quelas was responsible for Freightliner's sales and
marketing efforts in Mexico and Latin America. Previously, she served as
president of Detroit Diesel Allison de Mexico in Mexico and Latin America.
Quelas also held various management positions with Penske Corporation over a
period of 13 years.
Quelas holds a bachelor's and master's degree in Systems Analysis from
CAECE University in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a master's degree in the
Management of Information Systems from UCLA.
ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of
integrated systems, modules and components to the motor vehicle industry. The
company serves light vehicle, commercial truck, trailer and specialty original
equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets. Headquartered in Troy,
Mich., ArvinMeritor employs approximately 19,000 people in 25 countries.
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:
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