TROY, Mich., Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Two members of the Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) Board of Directors are among Savoy Magazine's 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors.
Meritor's Joseph Anderson, Jr. and Lloyd Trotter, along with 298 other directors serving on the boards of public companies, are profiled in the summer issue of Savoy, a leading business magazine reporting on African American success and achievement. The profiles appear in special coverage headlined "Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors."
"Meritor's Board of Directors is fortunate to benefit from the experience and leadership Joe and Lloyd bring to the company," said Jay Craig, CEO and president, Meritor. "We offer our congratulations to them for this important acknowledgement of their careers and contributions."
Anderson, a Meritor director since 1997, is chairman and CEO of TAG Holdings and its subsidiaries. He also served as chairman of the board and CEO of Chivas Industries LLC and was president and CEO of Composite Energy Management Systems, Inc. He held a variety of positions, primarily in manufacturing, at General Motors Corp. and was an assistant to the U.S. secretary of commerce. Anderson is a director of Quaker Chemical Corp. and Rite Aid Corp. and a former director of NV Energy and Valassis Communications, Inc.
Trotter, a Meritor director since 2015, is founder and managing partner of GenNx360. Previously, he held various executive positions with General Electric, retiring as vice chairman and president and chief executive officer of GE Industrial. Trotter is also a director of PepsiCo, Inc. and Textron Inc. and is a former director of Daimler AG.
Note to editors: The attached PDF includes Savoy's profiles of Meritor directors Joseph Anderson, Jr. and Lloyd Trotter and a Meritor advertisement congratulating both men for their achievements.
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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