Meritor Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: MRA), today announced that its board of directors has elected Linda M. Cummins, senior vice president, Communications, reporting directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Larry D. Yost. "Lin Cummins has extensive global communications, advanced marketing and international public relations expertise. Her results-driven strategies are strengthening Meritor's reputation as the partner of choice in providing integrated systems, technology solutions and services," Yost said.