Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced the promotion of Pamela Sims to Vice President of Marketing, effective September 1, 2018.
A graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ms. Sims joined Motion Industries in 2004, starting in market research. Her career quickly evolved, and she most recently served as the company’s Director of Marketing since 2013. During this time, she developed and implemented various marketing plans to position Motion Industries as a leading industrial distributor.
Ms. Sims has also developed outstanding relationships with the company’s top strategic supplier partners, working with them to implement Motion Industries’ extensive co-op advertising program.
Randy Breaux, Motion Industries Executive Vice President of Marketing, Distribution, and Purchasing, said, “Pamela has done an excellent job for Motion Industries and is well-deserving of her expanded responsibilities. We look forward to her future contributions as she continues to develop and implement Motion’s comprehensive marketing plans.”
About Motion Industries
With annual sales of $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. Through EIS, which joined with Motion Industries to form its Electrical Specialties Group in 2018, the company has broadened its offerings with process materials, production supplies, specialty wire and cable, and value-added fabricated parts for the electrical OEM, motor repair and assembly markets.
Motion Industries has over 550 locations, including 14 distribution centers throughout North America and serves more than 300,000 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 MotionIndustries.com. Contact us toll-free at (800) 526-9328.