DETROIT - Meritor Automotive Inc. has named Lin Cummins vice president of communications, a new-ly created position. She was vice president of advanced marketing and worldwide communications for United Technologies Automotive. Before that, she held various senior management communications positions with Ford Motor Co.
Meritor also has named Jerry Rush senior director of public affairs. He was senior director of internal communications and governmental affairs.
Meritor Automotive, of Troy, Mich., supplies roof, door, access control, suspension and seat-adjusting systems and wheel products for light vehicles. It also supplies drivetrain components and systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.