Meritor Names Ivor J. Evans Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

 Meritor Names Ivor J. Evans Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

PR Newswire

TROY, Mich., Aug. 9, 2013

TROY, Mich., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The Board of Directors of
Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has named Ivor J. Evans
chairman of the board, chief executive officer and president, effective
immediately. Evans, a member of the Board of Directors of Meritor since 2005,
has been serving as the company's executive chairman, interim chief executive
officer and president since May 3, 2013.

"After conducting an extensive search process that resulted in an impressive
slate of internal and external candidates, our Board is pleased to name Ike
Evans as Meritor's chairman, CEO and president," said David W. Devonshire,
presiding director of the Board. "The Board is confident that Ike's wealth of
relevant operational, manufacturing and management experience, combined with
the strength and continuity of the current management team, is the right
formula to lead Meritor into the future."

"I strongly believe in this company and M2016 – the three-year plan we are
executing designed to improve earnings, increase revenue and strengthen our
balance sheet," said Evans. "During the past three months, I've spent a great
deal of time getting to know the leadership team here at Meritor, and I look
forward to working with them as we move closer to the level of performance we
want for our shareholders and for ourselves."

Evans previously served as president and chief operating officer of Union
Pacific Railroad from 1998 until 2004 and as vice chairman of Union Pacific
Corporation from January 2004 until his retirement in March 2005. From 1989 to
1998, he served in various executive positions at Emerson Electric Company,
including senior vice president, Industrial Components and Equipment. He also
spent 21 years serving in key operations roles for General Motors Corporation.

About Meritor

Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking
and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets.With
more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer
superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves
commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket
customers in more than 70 countries. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United
States, and is made up of more than 9,000 diverse employees who apply their
knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint
ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Common
stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR.
For important information, visit the company's website at meritor.com.

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SOURCE Meritor, Inc.

Website: http://www.meritor.com
Contact: Media Inquiries, Krista Sohm, (248) 435-7115,
krista.sohm@meritor.com; or Investor Inquiries, Charles Christman, (248)
435-9426, charles.christman@meritor.com
 
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