TROY, Mich., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Matthew Stevenson general manager, North American Field Operations & Marketing, effective immediately. Stevenson reports directly to Joe Plomin, vice president, Truck Americas, Meritor.
"Matt has been a valuable asset to the Marketing team in the time he has been with the company," Plomin said. "His field sales background and product marketing experience make him an excellent choice for this position."
In his new role, Stevenson is responsible for leadership of the North America field sales team, service, training, fleet and dealer relationships and Meritor WABCO field sales. He will also retain responsibility for product marketing in North America supporting the company's Truck, Trailer, and Specialty business units.
Prior to joining Meritor in 2010, Stevenson spent nearly ten years at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and held several positions of increasing responsibility within DTNA, including executive level positions in the areas of marketing, sales and product strategy. He has worked in the commercial truck industry since 1997.
Stevenson holds a Bachelor of Science in management from GMI Engineering and Management and is currently enrolled in the executive MBA program at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
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. Based in Troy, Mich., more than 11,000 employees are located in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices worldwide. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For more information, visit the company's web site at meritor.com.
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