Motion Industries recently named John Watwood as vice president of operations integration.
Watwood moves to the 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 has over 20 years’ experience in various sales and operations roles in both manufacturing and distribution, including his employment with Motion Industries, which began in 2008. He played an integral role in the development and deployment of Motion’s Project Challenge, which transformed a traditional branch structure into a territory-based sales area supported by a local fulfillment center. A graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a bachelor’s in industrial distribution and marketing, Watwood also earned an MBA at the University of North Alabama.
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