Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, named Chris Cleland to senior vice president of strategy and markets. 

Cleland’s career spans over twenty-five years in consulting, strategy, marketing, branding, e-commerce, business development, and transformation. In his previous role as principal consultant at Cummings Creative Group (CCG), for the past twenty years, he led multiple successful initiatives across several industry verticals, driving growth and innovation for clients. In his new role, Cleland will lead the company’s strategy development for its business groups, plus the e-commerce and digital teams.

“Chris brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our team,” says James Howe, Motion’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer/chief technology officer. “His impressive track record in innovation and transformation makes him a perfect fit for guiding our companywide strategic planning process and shaping our future growth and success. We look forward to an exciting journey ahead.”

With annual sales of over $8 billion, Motion is a leading industrial distributor of more than nineteen million parts and supplies.