Motion Names New VP

MRO distributor announces that John Watwood has been promoted to vice president of operations integration, effective immediately.
Motion Promotes John Watwood to VP

Birmingham, Alabama-based Motion Industries, Inc. has promoted John Watwood to vice president of operations integration.

The move is effective immediately.

Watwood moves to this position from vice president/group executive for the Southeast, to which he was promoted in 2019.

In his new and expanded role, he will be responsible for Motion’s distribution and fulfillment network, branch operations support and enterprise excellence.

Watwood will report to Joe Limbaugh, Motion‘s executive vice president of supply chain, operations support, marketing and enterprise excellence.

“John’s experience, aptitude and tenure make him uniquely qualified to lead in these important areas, and we are excited to have him on board,” Limbaugh said. “The transition process will begin immediately and will be complete by January 1. We look forward to seeing the impact of John’s influence.”

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