Meritor has named Sandra Quick senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Quick will have responsibility for the legal affairs of the entire corporation and will manage the corporate legal department.

“Sandra will be an excellent addition to our executive team,” said Ike Evans, chairman, CEO and president. “Her extensive legal background, in addition to her demonstrated strength in leadership and business strategy, will be an asset to us as we focus on achieving our strategic targets.”

Quick will also direct legal activities related to corporate governance, acquisitions and divestitures, litigation, business standards compliance, regulatory compliance and intellectual property. She will also be a co-executive sponsor of the company’s Women’s Business Resource Group and continue its efforts to advance and empower women at Meritor.

Quick was formerly group vice president and general counsel for the Electronics and Interiors Division of Johnson Controls. Prior to that, she was vice president and general counsel for the North American and South American operations of Johnson Controls’ Automotive Experience Group. Before joining Johnson Controls, Quick was vice president, general counsel and secretary at Toyoda Gosei North America Corp. and held legal positions with Valeo Electrical Systems, ITT Automotive and Dickinson Wright PLLC earlier in her career.