Accuride Announces Quality and Supply Chain Appointments

January 19, 2012

Accuride appointed two new members of its Quality and Supply Chain teams. Jd Marhevko has joined Accuride as vice president of quality, and Gerald Merhar has joined Accuride as manager of supplier quality and development.

Jd Marhevko (left) is Accuride's new vice president of quality, and Gerald Merhar is the company's new manager of supplier quality and development.



Marhevko, who has more than 25 years of experience, will be responsible for developing and implementing total quality systems and procedures and will work with her team to build technical resources and skills. She joined Accuride from Global Productivity Solutions, where she recently helped a Fortune 50 company develop its quality strategy.

Merhar has more than 15 years of experience in quality and supply chain, and he will be responsible for establishing supplier quality and development processes aimed at improving performance across Accuride's global supply chain. Merhar joined Accuride from UCI's FRAM Group in Chicago, where he recently served as supplier quality and development engineering manager. He has prior supplier quality, maintenance and engineering experience at Honeywell and Wheland Foundry.