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ArvinMeritor Appoints Sherry Welsh Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Light Vehicle Systems

TROY, Mich., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Sherry Welsh is appointed vice president of Sales and Marketing for the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group. She will be responsible for leading LVS' global sales and marketing strategy.

"Sherry's prior successes leading global sales and marketing initiatives within the automotive industry will make her a valuable addition to the LVS team," said Phil Martens, president of LVS. "We are capitalizing on aggressive growth opportunities in emerging markets with profitable expansion plans. Sherry's past experience fits well with our strategy to increase penetration in Asia Pacific, which is one of our fastest-growing markets."

Welsh's prior experience includes 20 years with Robert Bosch, LLC, where she most recently served as senior vice president of Sales. In this role, she was responsible for increasing business with Asian OEMs and total relationship management with all Asian OEMs, BMW, and medium- and heavy-truck segments. Welsh holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, and a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Engineering from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa.

She is an active member of the Marketing and Sales Executives of Detroit, Mentium, and the Ohio State University College of Engineering Strategy Council.

About Light Vehicle Systems

ArvinMeritor's LVS business group is a market leader in the product categories it serves, supplying integrated systems and modules to the world's leading passenger car and light truck OEMs. Through smart systems(TM) technologies, the intelligent application of controls and electronics, ArvinMeritor's traditional mechanical products are taking on new form and function at both the component and system levels. With advanced technology and systems design expertise in body systems, chassis and wheels, LVS combines high-quality components into cost-effective, performance-based solutions for virtually every car and light truck on the road today.

About ArvinMeritor

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 18,000 people in 23 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: High resolution images are available at

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