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Motion Industries Names New President

EP Editorial Staff | December 19, 2018

Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, announced the promotion of Randall (Randy) Breaux to President on December 12.

Breaux was most recently Executive Vice President of Marketing, Distribution, and Purchasing for Motion Industries, and 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 after 21 years with ABB/Baldor Electric Company.

Breaux joined Baldor in 1989, and held various sales and marketing positions in the company. Just prior to joining Motion, Baldor was acquired by ABB. At that time, he was promoted to Vice President of Integration by ABB, tasked with bringing the Baldor and ABB electric motor businesses together in North America. He served as Baldor’s Vice President of Marketing from 2001-2011, played a key role in Baldor’s acquisition of Dodge and Reliance Electric from Rockwell Automation in 2007, and served as an officer of the company for over 11 years.

Motion Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company. For more information, visit MotionIndustries.com.

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