Ray Robbel, Vice President of Operations for BRAAS Company, has been named Director of FP&A – ASG, a key position in the achievement of Motion Finance’s mission and strategic objectives.

In this position, Ray’s primary responsibilities are overseeing field-facing accounting and finance functions for the Automation Solutions Group and directly partnering with group leadership teams on all accounting, finance and financial analyses. This position also provides leadership and oversight to the field accounting teams embedded within select divisions.

Ray came to Motion Industries in October 2016 through the acquisition of the BRAAS Company, where his distinguished 27-year career included responsibilities throughout the organization, including Controller, Treasurer, CFO, and COO.

“Ray has served BRAAS and now the broader Automation Solutions Group of Motion Industries in a variety of roles,” said Joe Schwartz, President – BRAAS and Motion Industries Automation Solutions Group. “As varied as they have been, he has been a consistent steward of the company, a resource for our employees (now over 250), and at the same time an advocate for the customer.”

Ray’s wide ranging operational and financial experience within the automation sector of the industry uniquely positions him to lead and achieve Motion Finance’s Mission and Strategic Objections for the Automation Solutions Group.