Video Interview: Mervin Dunn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. [CVGI]
September 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT
NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Veteran business journalist Carmen Roberts joins Mervin Dunn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. [CVGI] to discuss the company's industry, strategy, financials and positioning.
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Merv has spent his entire career within the automotive and transportation sectors. He brings over 30 years of manufacturing experience, including 20 years in executive management, to his role within Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (CVG), and on the Board of Directors. Through Merv's vision, strategic direction and expertise in turnaround and change management, CVG experienced significant growth which lead to the successful expansion and subsequent IPO in August, 2004. His leadership continues to drive CVG's success through process and performance improvements as well as promoting strong customer relationships.
His belief in giving back to the community has led to CVG being honored by the Simon Kenton Council, Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scouts for continued dedication to the ideals of Scouting and service to the community in 2012, he was awarded the Pillar of the Community Award in 2009 and was honored as Ernst and Young's (E&Y) 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year for South Central Ohio and Kentucky region. Merv was also inducted into the E&Y Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame.
Merv has served as a CVG Director since August, 2004, and as President and Chief Executive Officer since June, 2000. His tenure with CVG dates back to October, 1999, where he began his career as Vice President of Operations for Trim Systems, one of the companies that were involved in merging prior to the IPO.
Prior to CVG, Merv held several executive level positions including President and Chief Executive Officer of Bliss Technologies, President of Arvin Ride Control for Arvin Industries, Vice President of Operating Systems and Vice President of Quality for Arvin-North America. Merv also has extensive engineering and quality management experience with Hyster Corporation.
Merv currently serves as a Director on many Boards, including CVG, Inc., Transdigm Group, Ohio Chamber, Healthspot, Platinum Energy and is also a voting member on the Board of Trustees for the New Albany Community Foundation.
Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. [CVGI]:
Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CVGI), is a leading supplier of a full range of cab-related products and systems for the global commercial vehicle market. CVG's end-markets include the mid- and heavy-duty truck markets; the mid- and heavy-duty construction; the military markets; the bus and agriculture markets; and, the specialty-transportation markets. The Company's products include static and suspension seat systems, electronic wire harness assemblies, controls and switches, cab structures and components, interior trim systems (including instrument panels, door panels, headliners, cabinetry and floor systems), mirrors and wiper systems specifically designed for applications in commercial vehicles. The Company is headquartered in New Albany, OH with operations throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Information about the Company and its products is available on the internet at www.cvgrp.com.
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