BIRMINGHAM, AL – Motion Industries Inc. has promoted Greg Cook to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Cook joined Motion Industries as Senior Vice President and CFO in November 2016 and worked to improve the strategic effectiveness of the company’s finance, accounting, tax and treasury functions. Since joining the company, he has also added responsibility for corporate strategy functions. In his expanded role, Cook will continue leading these current responsibilities, but will also now take on oversight of Motion’s Information Technologies function.

Cook has more than 29 years of experience in the manufacturing and distribution markets, and before starting with Motion Industries, spent 18 years with Shaw Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company and leading North American manufacturer and distributor of flooring products. He began his professional career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen in Atlanta, Georgia. A CPA licensed in Georgia, Cook is involved in a number of industry and finance associations, including PTDA, AICPA and ASCPA.

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.