TROY, Mich., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has elected Thomas L. Pajonas to the Board of Directors as a Class I director with a term expiring at the 2016 annual meeting of shareholders.
Pajonas has served as senior vice president and chief operating officer of Flowserve Corp. since January 2012. Prior to that, he served as president of the Flow Control Division from 2004 to 2012, holding the positions of vice president from 2004 to 2006 and senior vice president from 2006 as an officer of Flowserve Corp.
Before joining Flowserve Corp., he was managing director of Alstom Transport's U.S. rail products unit, and from 1999 to 2003, Pajonas was senior vice president of the Worldwide Power Boiler Business of Alstom, Inc. Prior to that, he served in various capacities as senior vice president and general manager International Boiler Operations and subsequently senior vice president and general manager Standard Boilers Worldwide of Asea Brown Boveri, including supply chain, power products manufacturing, and strategic operations.
He holds a B.S.M.E. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute."We are pleased that Tom has agreed to become a member of Meritor's Board of Directors," said David W. Devonshire, presiding director of Meritor's board. "His extensive global leadership and operational experience combined with a strong manufacturing and engineering background make him a great addition and an excellent choice for this important role." About Meritor, Inc.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 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/DE73783LOGO )