Hobart Brothers, an Ohio-based manufacturer of filler metals, has promoted Bob Bilokonsky to Vice-President/General Manager, holding overall profit and loss responsibility for the Hobart Filler Metal division.

Bilokonsky joined Hobart in 2010 as a sourcing manager and also served in the capacity of supply chain manager for the company for two years.

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Source: Hobart Brothers

Commenting on the appointment, John Hartnett, Executive Vice-President of ITW Welding, said, “Bob has proven himself to be an exceptional and integral part the Hobart team for the last 11 years.”

“His proven leadership has set the course for success in his new role, and I’m confident he will excel in it.”

With his new team, Bilokonsky will now concentrate on customer growth and retention, with a continued focus on innovation and operational excellence.