Motion Industries, Birmingham, AL, a distributor of MRO replacement parts, has named Tim Breen president and COO.
Most recently, Breen served as executive vice president and COO for the company’s U.S. operations. In his new role, Breen will continue to lead the company in the areas of bearings/power transmission/fluid power/hose and corporate accounts, with the addition of purchasing/distribution, inventory management and sales.
Breen began his career with Berry Bearing Company in 1982, which was acquired by Motion Industries in 1993. Motion Industries, No. 2 on MDM's 2013 list of top fluid power distributors, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC).