Industry Veteran Bob Hojnacke Joins Westgate

Industry Veteran Bob Hojnacke Joins Westgate


VERNON CA – Westgate Manufacturing announced that Bob Hojnacke has joined the company as National Sales Manager.  Bob has more than 30 years’ industry experience with the likes of Osram/Sylvania, Hatch Transformer and Samsung among others.

Westgate COO Isaac Hadjyan was excited saying, “We are confident that Bob will fit in very well at Westgate.  We have wonderful products for a broad variety of applications that include exceptional value.  In addition, we take a businessman like approach to partnering with our customers and being a reliable supplier.  Bob’s education, MBA from Pepperdine, business skills and industry experience are exactly what Westgate needs to continue serving more customers.” A little investigation reveals that the company grew business 88% 2016 over 2015 and 84% 2015 over 2014.  Sources suggest Westgate is on course for about the same growth in 2017.

Supplying indoor & outdoor LED, fixtures and electrical fittings to industrial and commercial customers for the last nine years, Westgate has seen its share industry changes.  “With the technological advances in LED and the life span of the products increasing” continued Hadjian, “suppliers must become more involved with their customers, paying very close attention to trends and their customer’s needs and expectations”.

We found Bob in his new digs already deeply engaged in product review and business analysis.  Said he, “I am very happy and excited about my new position at Westgate.  The product team is very capable and exceptionally well suited to serve this rapidly evolving market place.  I have been very lucky in my career and I believe Westgate will help me keep that streak going strong.  The principals are agile and have fostered a culture of customer service as part of the reliable supplier strategy Westgate leads with.  Of course I suppose nothing is perfect, Westgate included.  That said… I believe l will be able to add value to the company and its customers.”  Reach Bob Hojnacke at:


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