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Philip R. Martens
PHILIP R. MARTENS
Senior Vice President
President, Light Vehicle Systems
Phil Martens is the senior vice president and president of ArvinMeritor's Light Vehicle Systems business group.
In this position, he
is responsible for the overall strategic and operational management of the company's passenger vehicle components, modules and systems business.
He joined the company in September 2006, and prior to that role, spent more than 18 years in various leadership positions with Ford Motor Co., including group vice president of Product Creation; vice president of North American Product Creation; and vice president of North American Product Development.
Martens joined Ford in 1987 and held various engineering positions until 1999, when he was named managing director of Planning, Design and Product Development of Mazda Motor Co. in Hiroshima, Japan.
Martens holds a Ph.D. in engineering from Lawrence Technical Institution, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech.
He is a member of the National Advisory Council for the University of Michigan Engineering Schools.