Meritor Inc. and Wabco Holdings Inc., parent companies of the 50-50 joint venture Meritor Wabco, announced that they have appointed Matthew Stevenson president of Meritor Wabco, effective immediately.
Meritor Wabco said it supplies braking systems and controls, active safety systems and suspension and control systems for commercial vehicles in North America.
Most recently, Stevenson served in an executive role with Bridgestone America Inc. in its consumer original equipment business, the companies said. Before that, he was vice president of Bridgestone's commercial marketing group managing all marketing operations for the company's truck, bus and off-the-road tires business as well as more than 200 commercial stores under the GCR brand.
“Meritor Wabco is at the forefront of key safety and efficiency technologies that are helping transform the commercial vehicle industry, and Matt is uniquely qualified to lead this effort,” Chris Villavarayan, president, Americas, Meritor, said in a statement.