ArvinMeritor’s Commercial Vehicle Systems business announced Thursday, Nov. 1, the appointment of Art Waldowski as vice president of purchasing, effective immediately. Waldowski will be responsible for leading the global purchasing team and implementing the worldwide procurement strategy for Troy, Mich.-based CVS. He also will focus on driving the Direct Material Optimization program and strengthening and diversifying the supply base.
Waldowski spent the past eight years with Valeo in Auburn Hills, Mich., most recently as the division director for North American purchasing. Prior to that, he held various purchasing positions within ITT and GM. He has more than 20 years of purchasing experience in the automotive industry.