Motion Industries Names New President

Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of MRO, safety and janitorial products, as well as a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, promoted Randall (Randy) P. Breaux to president.

“Randy has an impressive history, having served in numerous management roles during his career,” says Paul Donahue, Genuine Parts Company president and CEO. “His extensive experience in both industrial manufacturing and distribution, which includes his sales, marketing, and corporate background, make him an excellent choice to lead Motion Industries. We feel confident that we will continue to see great things from our talented and experienced Motion team under Randy's leadership.”

Breaux was most recently executive vice president of marketing, distribution, and purchasing for the Birmingham, Alabama-based distributor. He has nearly four decades of experience in the industrial manufacturing and distribution markets. At Motion Industries, he has played a key role in setting corporate direction, strategic acquisitions, growing supplier relationships, advancing marketing activities and most recently overseeing corporate operations. He joined Motion Industries in May 2011 following 21 years with ABB/Baldor Electric Company.