Robert Hojnacke, lighting industry veteran, joins American Bright as Sales & Marketing Director

Jan. 16, 2009
Date Announced: 16 Jan 2009 American Bright brings Robert E. Hojnacke on board at Sales and Marketing Director to strengthen its position in the industrial and commercial lighting spaces.Chino, Ca. January, 12, 2009 – American Bright Optoelectronics Corp. announced today the hiring of Robert E. Hojnacke as Sales and Marketing Director. Hojnacke brings three decades of experience in the industrial and commercial lighting markets to American Bright Optoelectronics Corporation and will be focused on continued development of American Bright as major stakeholder in the emerging solid-state lighting industry.Robert E. Hojnacke brings 30 years of sales and sales/marketing management experience in the electrical and electronic industrial and commercial markets to American Bright, last serving for twenty-four years with Osram-Sylvania in a variety of management roles. Hojnacke served from 2002 to 2008 as the Executive Sales Manager for the Osram-Sylvania General Lighting Business group. Hojnacke earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from California State University, Fullerton and his MBA from Pepperdine. He is also very active in the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) and, the Association of Independent Lighting Distributors (NAILD) where his involvement has kept him current on all major issues facing both industry manufacturers and distributors. "I am very pleased to be joining American Bright as they enter into new markets and new opportunities in the industrial and commercial lighting space. The company [American Bright Optoelectronics Corp.] has a solid reputation and history as a components supplier for both manufacturing and assembly,” Hojnacke said. “I fully expect that American Bright’s experience and success to carry over into these new markets," he added. About American Bright OptoelectronicsAmerican Bright Optoelectronics is a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Bright LED Electronics Corporation, a recognized leader in the research, engineering, manufacturing and marketing of LED components to major markets worldwide. Formed as the marketing organization for the Americas and Canada in 1995, American Bright has enjoyed sustained growth while introducing several innovations to a wide variety of markets. Conscious of their global responsibility to the environment, the majority of products are produced with lead-free, RoHS compliant materials and processes. Bright LED Electronics Corp. is ISO9001:2000; ISO 14000: 2004 and TS16949 certified.

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