Posted November 5, 2018

Holladay receives coveted PTDA award

Ellen Holladay, senior vice president and chief information officer at Motion Industries, was named recipient of the 2018 PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award.

Ellen Holladay“To encourage more women to enter the power transmission/motion control distribution industry, the Wendy B. McDonald Award celebrates the women who not only excel at what they do but also bring innovation to their companies and the industry. We are thrilled to recognize Ms. Holladay’s work as a trailblazing woman in this male-dominated field,” said Ann Arnott, executive director, PTDA Foundation.

Holladay joined Motion Industries in 1990 as manager of systems planning, and has since led the development of Motion's highly refined supply chain capabilities. This includes a comprehensive integration platform designed to address the complex requirements associated with business-to-business transactions among North America's leading manufacturers and suppliers. In addition to CIO responsibilities, Holladay leads the eBusiness and Operational Excellence groups within Motion.

Each year, the PTDA Foundation recognizes a woman who has established herself as an
integral contributor to her company’s success and someone who has brought positive change to the power transmission/motion control industry. Holladay was recognized at the PTDA Annual Industry Summit meeting October 17-20 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Click here to read excerpts from Holladay's acceptance speech.