BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Motion Industries Inc. announced that Randy Breaux, Motion Industries president, is a 2020 award recipient of CEO of the Year, from the Birmingham Business Journal. The presentation honored winners and finalists at a virtual event December 3.

The CEO Awards recognize excellence among top executives in the Birmingham metro area for businesses of all sizes. Breaux was named CEO of the Year in the category of Companies with more than 300 Employees.

Breaux has four decades of experience in the industrial manufacturing and distribution markets. Before becoming the company’s president in December 2018, he played a key role in setting corporate strategy, key acquisitions, growing supplier relationships, advancing marketing activities, and overseeing corporate operations as executive vice president.

He joined Motion Industries in May 2011 following 21 years with ABB/Baldor Electric Company.

Breaux currently serves on several nonprofit boards in the Birmingham area. He has held committee and board positions in numerous industry associations, including past chairperson of the manufacturing council for the Power Transmission Distributors Association.

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