TROY, Mich. (Sept. 14, 2016)
̶ Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR
) announced the appointment of Dean Stratton as regional director, Field Sales & Service for Canada.
Stratton, who is based in British Columbia, leads six DriveForce district managers responsible for sales and service support for fleets, dealers and original equipment manufacturers in the Canadian region. He will also work to identify new products that meet specialized fleet needs within different markets across Canada.
“Meritor has Canada well covered with Dean’s leadership and experience as well as his strong, knowledgeable team that is focused on supporting customers across the country,” said James Taylor, general manager, North America Field Operations.
Stratton has more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian trucking industry. Most recently, he was district manager, Sales, for Western Star Trucks, a division of Daimler Trucks North America. He was employed at Western Star for most of his career in various management roles, including marketing manager and manager, Regional Sales, Western Canada/Northwest United States.
District managers reporting to Stratton are:
- Mike Bryan: Greater Toronto Area, northern and Central Ontario
- Ryan Hounslow: Greater Toronto Area, southern and eastern Ontario
- Dean Iannacone: British Columbia, southern Alberta
- Stephen Murphy: Southeastern Quebec, eastern Canada
- Pierre Perron: Greater Montreal, northern Quebec
- Mike Zueff: Northern Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba
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 around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 8,400 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR.