Chairman, CEO and President ArvinMeritor, Inc. – Troy, Michigan
ArvinMeritor, Inc., a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components for the motor vehicle industry, McClure leads approximately 13,200 employees in 92 locations in 25 countries across five continents. As leader of ArvinMeritor, McClure has successfully implemented a “three R” (rationalize, refocus and regenerate) strategy which has been instrumental in the transformation of the company. He has driven significant improvements in the company’s business results, including directing its Performance Plus program, an aggressive cost savings and growth initiative. He has refocused the company to be more competitive by transforming its focus from light vehicle to the commercial truck, industrial, aftermarket and trailer businesses. McClure began his commitment to service by serving as an officer on a U.S. Navy destroyer from 1975 until 1979. Upon his honorable discharge, he spent four years at Ford Motor Company as a heavy-duty truck sales engineer and field service engineer. His career then moved him to join Hoover Universal in 1983. Soon after, the company was acquired by Johnson Controls, a Milwaukee-based global automotive supplier. McClure served an additional 12 years at Johnson Controls in several leadership positions including vice president and general manager of the company’s joint venture activities, and president of the company’s American region. McClure holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He then joined Detroit Diesel as president and CEO, a major designer and manufacturer of diesel engines and related products in 1997. He then applied his experience at the helm of Federal-Mogul Corporation, a $5.5 billion dollar business, joining the company in 2001 a as president, COO and member of the board and being named CEO in 2003.