The ArvinMeritor Board of Directors has appointed Carsten Reinhardt senior vp & COO. In addition, Tim Bowes was named vp & president of the manufacturer’s Industrial division and Joe Mejaly was named vp & president of the Aftermarket & Trailer division.
Reinhardt most recently served as president of the company’s Commercial Vehicle Systems business. As corporate COO, he will be responsible for the overall management of ArvinMeritor’s Commercial, Truck, Industrial and Aftermarket & Trailer business segments.
“Carsten has made a significant contribution in all areas of the business since joining the company three years ago,” said CEO Chip McClure. “He has built a strong global team that is focused on customers, technology development, new business growth and operational excellence. His industry experience, combined with his operational expertise, commitment and ability to drive change, characterize his strength as a leader.”
Bowes is responsible for managing all aspects of the company’s business in off-highway, military, construction, bus and coach, fire and emergency, and other industrial applications. Additionally, Bowes will have responsibility for the company’s business in Asia Pacific, including all on- and off-highway activities.
Mejaly will be responsible for the Aftermarket group, which supplies axles, brakes and suspension parts to commercial vehicle aftermarket customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and South America.