Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Motion Industries appoints Mike Esposito as group vice-president of Motion Automation Intelligence

December 6, 2023
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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Motion Industries has appointed Mike Esposito to the position of group vice-president of Motion Automation Intelligence, effective immediately.

In his new role, Esposito will lead the Motion Automation Intelligence team. His responsibilities will include the development and implementation of multi-year strategic business and marketing plans. He will report to Joe Limbaugh, the company’s executive vice-president and chief operations officer.

Limbaugh said, “We are thrilled to have Mike at the helm of our automation group. With his diverse yet relevant background and technical expertise, he possesses a unique insight into the industry’s needs and operations. In addition, Mike’s leadership skills and deep passion for automation will certainly spur Motion Automation Intelligence to new heights.”

Most recently, Esposito served as director of Motion Automation Intelligence’s Engineering Assembly Solutions (EAS). He had joined Motion as part of the Kaman Distribution Group (including Kaman Automation) acquisition.


With over 25 years in industrial automation and manufacturing, he has developed a systems approach along with deep, cross-functional experience as an automation consumer, producer and supplier. Esposito’s experience has enabled the development of solution-driven teams focused on positioning customers and internal stakeholders to be successful.

Before joining Motion/KDG, he held senior management roles at iAutomation, CDF Corporation, and SencorpWhite. Motion Automation Intelligence solution technologies include robotics, motion control, machine vision, digital Networking/IIoT, industrial framing, pneumatics and custom mechatronic systems.

Esposito is a graduate of Bridgewater State College (Master of Science in Technology Management – Summa Cum Laude) and New England Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering Technology – Summa Cum Laude).

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