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Motion Industries Names Vice-President

January 10, 2020 | By Mario Cywinski

Chris Pacer. Photo: Motion Industries.

Motion Industries, Inc., named Chris Pacer as Vice-President of its newly formed Central Group.

Chris Pacer

“I’m very proud of Chris and his accomplishments to date. Over the years, Chris’s acumen for the business, dedication to success, and persistent drive for superior customer service makes him the right person to fill this leadership role,” said Randy Breaux, President, Motion Industries. I look forward to seeing accelerated growth and success for the Central Group under his direction.”

Pacer has over 24 years of experience within the industry. He has spent the last 22 years with Motion Industries in various roles, including as a certified fluid power specialist in 1997, branch manager throughout various markets within Northern Ohio. He joined the corporate accounts team in 2011, before his most recent position of Detroit Division VP and GM in 2014.

In that role, he was responsible for the further development and overall growth of 22 branch operations and one service center.


He is a graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology.

Pacer will now report to Mark Stoneburner, Senior Vice President Eastern Sales & Branch Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Motion Industries.

“Chris’s experience and drive will provide the perfect foundation for his next challenge of leading the Central Group to success,” said Stoneburner. “The promotion is well-deserved and we are excited to see him start this new decade in a new leadership role.”



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