BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Motion Industries Inc. has made several leadership changes.
Randy Breaux was named senior vice president of marketing, distribution and purchasing; Tony Cefalu was named senior vice president of hose and rubber, shops and service centers; and Kevin Storer was named senior vice presidents of U.S. operations, president of Motion Industries Mexico.
The firm said Breaux will retain his current responsibility for marketing and strategic planning but gain overall responsibility for marketing, distribution and purchasing. He joined Motion Industries in 2011 as senior vice president, marketing, after more than 20 years at Baldor Electric Co.
He was promoted to his most recent position in 2014.
Cefalu will continue to lead Motion's efforts for hose, rubber and gaskets, adding responsibility for shops and service centers—including automation, fluid power, pumps and repair. He began his career with the Berry Bearing Co. in 1983, which became part of Motion Industries in 1993.
Storer's role will expand to include all U.S. branch and field sales operations and will continue to have complete responsibility for Motion's Mexico operations. He began his career with Motion Industries in the West Group in 1987 as a branch manager and regional manager.
Motion Industries reported annual sales of $4.8 billion and is an industrial parts distributor of bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and industrial automation, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial products, safety products and material handling products.
The firm said it has more than 550 operations, including 15 distribution centers throughout North America, and it serves more than 150,000 customers from the food and beverage, pulp and paper, iron and steel, chemical, mining and aggregate, petrochemical, automotive, wood and lumber, and pharmaceutical industries.
Motion Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co.