BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Motion Industries Inc. has promoted Patrick Cummings, who joined the distributor of industrial maintenance and replacement parts in 2012, to chief financial officer and senior vice president.
The promotion is effective immediately.
"Patrick will become a vital part of the Motion executive team, leading Motion to achieve our financial goals in the coming years," Motion President Randy Breaux said in a statement. "His promotion is well deserved.
"It makes me extremely proud and happy that after a nationwide search, the Motion candidates proved to be the 'best in class,' which says a lot about Motion, our succession planning/process and our teammates."
Cummings started with Ernst & Young in 2006 after graduating from the University of Alabama. In 2011, he worked for Walter Energy as internal audit manager before joining Motion the next year.
With Motion, he served as U.S. Controller from 2014-19, then transitioned to vice president of financial planning and analysis, until he was asked to serve as interim CFO.