TROY, Mich., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Joe Plomin to the position of vice president, Global Brakes, Commercial Truck, effective June 1.
In this position, Plomin will lead the company's Americas and European brake business. He will also provide strategic direction for the company's brake joint ventures around the world.
"During his nearly five years running the Americas Truck business, Joe has done a tremendous job in successfully managing all aspects of the business," said Tim Bowes, president, Commercial Truck, Meritor. "He is a proven industry leader with an extensive track record of building strong, profitable businesses and establishing excellent customer relationships. He is the perfect choice to lead Meritor's global brakes team."
Previously, Plomin was vice president, Truck Americas, for Meritor. Prior to joining Meritor, Plomin held positions as president of the Electrical Division of Remy International and senior vice president/general manager of the Heavy Duty business unit of Remy International, as well as president of Stewart Warner Instruments.
Plomin serves as a board member of the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, and holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Knox College in Galesburg, Ill.
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. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 10,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's web site at meritor.com.
SOURCE Meritor, Inc.