Meritor Inc. on Thursday, July 21, announced changes to its executive management team, effective immediately. Tim Bowes, previously responsible for the company’s Industrial segment, was appointed vice president and president, Commercial Truck. Bowes, who recently returned to the United States after spending three years in China, now will assume responsibility for the company’s drivetrain systems and components, including axles, drivelines, braking and suspension systems, primarily for medium- and heavy-duty trucks in North America, South America and Europe. Bowes will now report to Chip McClure, chairman, chief executive officer and president.
Joe Mejaly, vice president and president, will continue to manage the Aftermarket & Trailer business segment. Mejaly is responsible for the Aftermarket group, which supplies axles, brakes and suspension parts to commercial vehicle aftermarket customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, South America and Asia Pacific. He is focused on expanding the Aftermarket parts and distribution business, in addition to developing and growing Meritor’s remanufacturing and Aftermarket Services businesses. Mejaly also will report to McClure.
Carsten Reinhardt, formerly chief operating officer, has left the company to pursue other opportunities. The company does not plan to replace this position.