BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts, has a celebrity on its hands.
Randy Breaux, president of the company, has been named 2020 CEO of the Year by the Birmingham Business Journal. He was named CEO of the Year in the category of companies with more than 300 employees by the publication.
Breaux has four decades in industrial manufacturing and distribution. He joined Motion industries in 2011 and previously was executive vice president.
Motion Industries, headquartered in Birmingham, is a subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co.
Motion Industries is a distributor of bearings, mechanical power transmission products, electrical and industrial automation components, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial and safety products, and material handling products and solutions.
The company has more than 550 locations, including 15 distribution centers, in North America. Mi Asia Pacific has almost 200 locations, including eight distribution centers. The company has more than 200,000 customers across a range of industries.