Motion Industries announces new senior vice-president of strategy and markets

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Chris Cleland has been named Motion Industries’ senior vice-president of strategy and markets, effective immediately. Photo: Motion Industries.

Motion Industries, Inc. recently announced Chris Cleland as the company’s senior vice-president of strategy and markets, effective immediately.

Cleland comes to the company with more than 25 years of experience in consulting, strategy, marketing, branding, e-commerce, business development, and transformation. Prior to joining Motion, he held the role of principal consultant at Cummings Creative Group (CCG), where for the past 20 years, Cleland led multiple successful initiatives across several industry verticals, driving growth and innovation for clients — including over 12 years consulting with Motion on marketing and strategy projects. Prior to his time with CCG, Cleland was the president and owner of LithoSigns, and help the position of sales manager for Citadel Broadcasting.

In his new role, Cleland will lead the Motion’s strategy development for its business groups, as well as the e-commerce and digital teams. He will report to James Howe, Motion’s executive vice-president, chief commercial officer and chief technology officer.

“Chris brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our team,” Howe said. “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.”

Cleland graduated from The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), earning a Bachelor of Science in Business.

Source: Motion Industries.

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