ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Wabco announced today that it has appointed Jon Morrison president for its Americas business unit.
He is a 30-year veteran of the global transportation industry.
“I’m honoured to take on the role of Wabco president for the Americas,” Morrison said. “These are exciting times in the commercial vehicle industry and I look forward to advancing Wabco’s success as a preferred supplier of technologies that further improve the safety and efficiency of trucks, buses and trailers across North and South America. Wabco is recognized for delivering differentiation and value to our customers every day. I’m committed to continuing that focus and leveraging our market leadership to further our growth in these key markets through technology innovation and excellence in execution.”
Before accepting the role as president, Morrison was president, North America for American axle & manufacturing, and before that he held the position of vice-president, vehicle dynamics and controls with Wabco. From 2006 to 2014, Morrison was president and general manager of Meritor Wabco.
Morrison will be based at the company’s North American headquarters in Rochester Hills, Michigan, and will oversee all planning, finance, sales, marketing, engineering, product development and manufacturing activities.
He is a member of the HDMA and holds a Bachelor’s degree in general management from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and a Master’s degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.