Motion Laboratories, a manufacturer of power distribution, chain hoist motor control, and rigging safety equipment, announced the hiring of Diane Jacob to the position of marketing manager and Paul S. Morrill to the position of system designer.

Jacob's responsibilities include extending the Motion Labs brand, marketing the firm’s products and services, and creating a database to generate mass mailings. Jacob, who has more than 12 years experience in marketing, joined the firm in January.

“We are thrilled to have Diane Jacob aboard for our marketing efforts. She is the pointy tip of the marketing spear and will do everything in her power to spread the word on our products and services,” says Sean McCormick, President and CEO of Motion Laboratories.

“Motion Laboratories is an amazing company and I am very pleased to be a part of the Motion Labs team. I am endlessly impressed with the knowledge, skills and ambition of the Motion Labs staff and I can not wait to help educate the industry and client base of our great products and services in the event, entertainment, studio and military markets,” says Jacob.

Morrill’s responsibilities include designing custom power distribution and chain hoist control systems for entertainment, event, film and television industry, as well as the US military. Morrill, who has more than 20 years experience in the field of live entertainment production, joined Motion Laboratories in March.

“We are thrilled to have Paul Morrill as a member of our design and sales team. He has already proved himself to be an invaluable player in this demanding position and we look forward to using his limitless skills in the years to come,” says McCormick.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to design safe and suitable ergonomic systems for Motion Labs’ clients. My mandate is to expand Motion Laboratories’ expertise into untapped markets such as the film and television sector and I also see many other uses where our products can be deployed in the field of power distribution,” says Morrill.