ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Motion Industries Announces Two Group Leader Positions

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  

Motion Industries, Inc.
1605 Alton Rd.
Birmingham, AL, 35210
USA



Press release date: March 24, 2014

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, is pleased to announce two promotions to Group Executive as part of the company’s field organization changes, according to Motion Industries’ President and COO, Tim Breen. 

Richard Burmester has been named Senior Vice President and Group Executive for the realigned Southwest sales group.  He began his career with Motion Industries in 1976 at the Baton Rouge, Louisiana branch, and since then has held positions as Operations Manager, Outside Sales, Branch Manager, Sales Manager and Division Manager.  Burmester most recently served the company as Division Manager for the Nashville Division.

Austin Amos has been named Senior Vice President and Group Executive of the newly formed Midwest sales group.  He started his career at the Little Rock, Arkansas location in 1989 and has held the positions of Outside Sales and then Branch Manager, with responsibilities of a second branch subsequently added.  He has most recently served the St. Louis Division as Division Manager, since 2011.

“These changes in our field organization will further position us for growth in 2014,” said Breen.  “Richard and Austin are both experienced leaders, and have done a great job for the company over the years.”

With annual sales of $4.5 billion, Motion Industries is a leading 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.  Motion Industries has over 550 operations including 15 distribution centers throughout North America and serves more than 150,000 customers from the food and beverage, pulp and paper, iron and steel, chemical, mining and aggregate, petrochemical, automotive, wood and lumber, and pharmaceutical industries.

Motion Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC).  Visit our website at www.motionindustries.com.   Contact us toll-free at (800) 526-9328.



Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
PepsiCo Recognizes Motion Industries with a Supplier of the Year Award
Hose Selection Process "Stamped" Highlighted in Motion Industries "HOW2" Video
Motion Industries "HOW2" Video Demonstrates Setting a Pressure-Reducing Valve
Motion Industries Names Joe Limbaugh to New Position: Vice President - Operations
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address