BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Motion Industries Inc. has promoted Randall Breaux to president.
Breaux most recently was executive vice president of marketing, distribution and purchasing for Motion industries and brings nearly four decades of experience in the industrial manufacturing and distribution markets.
He joined Motion in May of 2011, following 21 years with ABB/Baldor Electric Co., a manufacturer of industrial electric motors, drives and mechanical power transmission components. He joined Baldor in 1989 and had various sales and marketing positions within the company.
Motion industries 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.
The firm operates 550 locations, with 14 distribution centers throughout North America. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co.