TROY, Mich., Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today that April Miller Boise has joined the company as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective immediately.
"April's impressive background in corporate law will be a great asset to Meritor," said Jay Craig, CEO and president. "We are very happy she has decided to join us as the next step in her career."
Boise has responsibility for the legal affairs of the entire corporation and will manage the corporate legal department. She also directs legal activities related to corporate governance, acquisitions and divestitures, litigation, business standards compliance, regulatory compliance and intellectual property.
Boise was most recently senior vice president, general counsel, head of Global Mergers and Acquisitions and corporate secretary at Avintiv, Inc. Before Avintiv, she was vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief privacy officer at Veyance Technologies, Inc. Prior to that, she held positions of increasing leadership responsibility including managing partner of the Cleveland office at Thompson Hine LLP. She was also a corporate attorney for Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP, Husch & Eppenberger, and Blackwell Sanders LLP, and was a labor relations associate at Ford Motor Co.
Boise earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.
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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 19 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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