TROY, Mich., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced the appointment of Ernie DeVincent as vice president, Engineering, Quality and Product Strategy, effective Feb. 1. In this role, DeVincent will have direct responsibility for Meritor's global research and development activities, advanced product engineering, quality and product strategy development.
"Ernie's extensive global product and manufacturing engineering leadership will help Meritor further strengthen its focus on delivering value to customers and meeting the company's strategic objectives," said Jay Craig, CEO and president.
DeVincent was most recently vice president, Transmission Product Development, and director, Global Platform, at Getrag, a leader in transmission systems for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. His responsibilities for product line oversight included the engineering, profitability, quality and delivery of Getrag's high-volume, dual-clutch transmission. DeVincent was also responsible for product line technical development and manufacturing integration in Europe and Asia. Prior to Getrag, DeVincent held various management and engineering positions at Ford Motor Co. for more than 20 years.
DeVincent earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
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 around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 8,400 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 18 countries. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's website at www.meritor.com.
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