TROY, Mich. — Lewis Stern has been appointed the new director, field sales and service for Canada, Meritor announced today.
Stern is based in Winnipeg and will lead six DriveForce district managers responsible for sales and service support for fleets, dealers and the OEM leadership in the Canadian region in his new position. He will work to identify new products that meet specialized fleet needs within different markets across Canada.
“As we continue to invest in our field organization in Canada, Lewis’ role will be critical in carrying out Meritor’s product strategy for our truck and trailer business across the country,” said James Taylor, general manager, North America Field Organization for Meritor. “We recognize Canada as a unique, national market and want to take care of the fleets and dealers.”
Stern was recently the COO of the US-based Eastern Special Steel. He has held a number of leadership positions at Conforce USA and Truck-Lite. Additionally, he has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Manitoba.