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high-performance contributor to our product launch team

John Morehead of Motion Mechatronics is a true professional and an asset to the Brother Gearmotor Brushless DC product launch team. We worked with Motion Mechatronics to bring a Brother product to the US market. John quickly became a high-performance contributor to our product launch team. His expertise was extremely valuable and allowed us to move to market quickly and strategically. We attribute his guidance as a key element to our successful launch.

Matthew Roberson Vice President, Gearmotor Division, Brother International Corporation
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thorough and tenacious in his approach and execution.

We've worked with John to leverage the sales, marketing and production infrastructure of our Von Weise business unit, a supplier of gear motors and linear actuators with production facilities in the U.S. and Mexico. It was a pleasure working with John and his extensive knowledge of the motors, gears and actuators market. He is thorough and tenacious in his approach and execution.

John Berger President, Dreison International Inc.
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experience and industry knowledge are second to none

Over the past several years I’ve had the pleasure to work directly with John Morehead when he was leading my Sales & Marketing department for Crouzet Motors in North America. John’s experience and industry knowledge are second to none. He has an excellent understanding of the market; key products, new technologies, key customers and applications (both existing and emerging innovations).

He thinks strategically and is able to develop and execute a plan for implementation. In developing a growth strategy he understands the importance of marketing both on the strategic side (market knowledge and target market selection) and the communication side (websites, YouTube, blogs, social media).

As a Sales Manager he understands the importance of defining the required skill set when hiring sales people and the importance of coaching & training in their development. Overall John is a person who really knows his business, drives for results and one who makes a difference. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him and would not hesitate to do so in the future!

Bob Ciurczak former VP, Custom Sensors & Technologies Motion Business Unit - current President N.A., Forbo Movement Systems
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rely on for business development, mergers and acquisitions, and product development

When I think of John Morehead, and the time we worked together at the North American headquarters of the largest European manufacturer of sub-fractional servo motors, I remember having an invaluable strategic thinker by my side. John was not only able to effectively execute all our marketing communications efforts, but he also was the person I always could rely on for business development, mergers and acquisitions, and for product line development studies for our headquarters.

I have the highest respect for John's integrity, and admire his dedication to getting the mission accomplished.

Will Vinson former President, Dunkermotoren USA - current Business Unit Manager, Wittenstein Cyber Motor
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differentiated himself by being able to craft a long-term plan, but still execute daily operations

I have known John Morehead since 2006. He was a key member of my senior management team. John's knowledge and experience of sales and marketing combined with his strategic skill set, gave me as CEO, a senior manager that differentiated himself by being able to craft a long-term plan, but still execute daily operations.

John's knowledge of the small motors market enables him to initiate creative growth plans that produced results. He helped achieve significant sales increases by identifying a competitor's vulnerability and producing a comprehensive marketing program to successfully capture market share.

He rationalized stock product offering into a new quick-ship program that enabled double-digit annual distributor growth. John identified and addressed a little-known government grant program that resulted in grant funding for capital equipment and tooling to produce energy efficient gearing.

Martin Swarbrick former CEO, Bison Gear & Engineering - current Director, ProLink Investment Corporation
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ability to see two steps ahead is reflected in his channel, product, and marketing strategies

I have known John for over 10 years and was responsible for placing him on the senior management team at Bison Gear during my consulting tenure as President of that company. John’s approach to strategic business issues is thorough, creative, and undeniably effective. He is a visionary that realizes how important it is to be ahead of the market. His ability to see two steps ahead is reflected in his channel, product, and marketing strategies.

John is a customer champion and realizes that all functional strategies, whether from sales, marketing, product development, manufacturing, distribution, or finance must serve the customer if profits are to be maximized. He is able to integrate all functional areas into optimal business strategies.

John’s technical knowledge combined with his business skills is a powerful mix that has created outstanding results for many companies in the industry.

Larry Kujovich Senior Partner, Executive Partners International
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customer specific business growth strategies which resulted in substantial sales and profit growth

John was a key leader on my management team which helped to turnaround Bodine Electric from a revenue and profitability standpoint. John grew new customer business from Fortune 500 clients through refocusing on custom motor/control solutions, shortening the sales cycle and changing the pricing paradigm. He established customer retention and customer specific business growth strategies which resulted in substantial sales and profit growth.

John was a thought leader who excelled in marketing and he helped to commercialize an innovative new motor technology. John's intellectual horsepower, drive and leadership skills are qualities that I believe make John a strong asset to many businesses and opportunities. I would highly recommend John.

Paul Romer former Sr. VP/COO, Bodine Electric Company - current President, Performance Improvement Consulting
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Early in recognizing the need and added value of combining motors, gearing and controls

John's a sales management professional whose marketing expertise ranges from innovative marcom to diversified channel management. He's candid and helpful and someone I can always count on for experienced advice and support.

He was early in recognizing the need and added value of combining motors, gearing and controls and was instrumental in introducing products for that void that have moved us into the motion control market.

Greg Johnston former Sr. EVP, Oriental Motor USA Corp. - current Owner, GMJ Consulting LLC