News Release
ArvinMeritor Appoints Barbara Novak Vice President and Corporate Secretary

TROY, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) announced today, following the company's Board of Directors meeting, the appointment of Barbara Novak as vice president and corporate secretary, effective immediately.

Novak is responsible for the company's listing requirements associated with the SEC and the New York Stock Exchange, and will play a key role in financing transactions, shareholder meetings, investor communications and executive compensation. She will also manage matters related to the Board of Directors.

"We are very pleased that Barbara has joined us," said Vernon Baker, senior vice president and general counsel. "Her significant work experience and exceptional education make her a great asset to the ArvinMeritor team."

Most recently, Novak served as senior counsel, Securities, at TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. in Livonia, Mich. Prior to that, she held senior counsel positions at Delphi Corporation and Collins & Aikman Corporation, after spending several years as an associate at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

Novak holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School, where she graduated cum laude and served on the "Harvard Law Review." Novak will continue to serve as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Michigan Law School where she teaches securities regulation to senior level law students.

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 commercial truck, trailer and specialty original equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets, and light vehicle manufacturers. Headquartered in Troy, Mich., ArvinMeritor employs approximately 18,000 people in 24 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: http://www.arvinmeritor.com/.

SOURCE ArvinMeritor, Inc.

CONTACT: Krista McClure, +1-248-435-7115,
krista.mcclure@arvinmeritor.com, or Investor Inquiries, Terry Huch,
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Web site: http://www.arvinmeritor.com
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