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