TROY, Mich., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM)
today announced that Charles G. "Chip" McClure, chairman, CEO and president,
has been named 2007 "Legend CEO" by Automation Alley - a business technology
consortium of more than 850 businesses, educational institutions and
government entities covering an eight-county area and the city of Detroit.
Automation Alley's Legend CEO Award recognizes an individual who has made
life-long, pivotal contributions that have influenced and helped develop
southeast Michigan's technology community.
"I am honored to receive this award from one of the nation's premier
technology business associations, and one that is so integral to the growth
and image of southeast Michigan's economy," said McClure. "Automation Alley's
approach to technological advancement - which centers on driving growth
through a collaborative culture focused on workforce and business development
initiatives - is key to continued technological development in this area of
the country, which plays such a significant role in the nation's economy."
McClure has more than 25 years of diverse leadership experience in the
motor vehicle industry. He joined ArvinMeritor in 2004 and is refocusing and
transforming the company through a combination of performance improvement
initiatives, restructuring measures and global market growth.
McClure is also dedicated to community involvement and active in several
governmental organizations. He is a member of the President's Advisory Group
of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable, and is on the
Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Detroit
Regional Chamber of Commerce, R.L. Polk and Company, Detroit Renaissance,
Horizons Upward Bound and the Detroit Investment Fund. In addition, he is a
member of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP). McClure
also serves on the executive committee of A World in Motion, an SAE Foundation
that focuses on science education.
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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