Genuine Parts Company Announces Officer Promotions

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Dec. 14, 2018—Genuine Parts Company announced today the promotions of Kevin E. Herron to president of the U.S. Automotive Parts Group and Randall P. Breaux to president of Motion Industries, the Company's industrial business. 

Herron was previously executive vice president of the U.S. Automotive Parts Group and has served in a variety of key management roles in his 29 year career with Genuine Parts Company. 

"Both Kevin and Randy are proven executives and well deserving of their new leadership roles," said Paul Donahue, president and chief executive officer of Genuine Parts Company. "Kevin has a deep knowledge of the automotive aftermarket industry and significant experience across the NAPA network of stores, distribution facilities and corporate operations. These important attributes have equipped Kevin with the skillset to successfully lead the U.S. Automotive Group into the future."

Breaux was most recently executive vice president of Marketing, Distribution and Purchasing at Motion Industries.  He joined Motion in 2011 and has more than 40 years of experience in the industrial manufacturing and distribution markets.

"Randy also has an impressive history, having served in numerous management roles for the last 40 years," Donahue said. "He is extensive experience in both industrial manufacturing and distribution, which includes his sales, marketing and corporate background, make him an excellent choice to lead Motion Industries.  Together, with very talented and experienced management teams in place at both businesses, we are excited for the growth prospects at our U.S. Automotive Parts Group and Motion Industries in the years ahead."


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