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Meritor Wabco names new president and general manager


TROY, Mich. — Meritor Wabco announced today that Matthew Stevenson has been named its new president and general manager.

Matthew Stevenson, president and general manager, Meritor Wabco

Stevenson brings nearly 20 years of sales, marketing, product strategy, and business development experience in the commercial vehicle and automotive industries to his new position.

Most recently, Stevenson served in an executive role with Bridgestone Americas in its Consumer Original Equipment business. Before that┬áhe 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. Before being a part of the Bridgestone team,┬áStevenson also held the position of general manager of North American Field Operations and Marketing for Meritor from 2010 to 2013.

“Matt will lead a team of world-class professionals at Meritor Wabco,” said Jon Morrison, president, Americas, Wabco. “We are excited to have him lead this important joint venture.”

According to Chris Villavarayan, president, Americas, Meritor: “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.”