Hatch Lighting expands LED driver business development team

May 4, 2015
TAMPA, FL - Hatch Lighting has announced that Patrick Kang and John Opila have joined the company to further develop the growing portfolio of regional and national accounts focusing on LED driver solutions. These two additions come with a wealth of experience and industry knowledge. Having spent a combined 40+ years in the lighting industry, Patrick and John will make welcomed editions to the Hatch team. Patrick joins Hatch as the director of business development - Midwest OEM. He has worked with several multinational companies including LG Electronics, Brooks Automation, Applied Materials and Philips Lighting. Most recently Patrick has been the general manager of LED business development for LG Innotek U.S.A. focusing on LED modules and drivers. Patrick’s 15 years of business development experience make him a welcomed addition to the Hatch Lighting team. John joins Hatch as the director of SSL business development. He started in the industry in 1978 working in the LED and semiconductor markets. He comes to Hatch with over 30 years in business development and EMSI global account management roles for HP, Agilent and Avago Technologies. In addition, for the past 5 years, John has been director of South East Sales for Bridgelux focusing on LED CoB technology. John’s 35 years of experience and expertise are welcomed assets and make him a key addition to the Hatch Lighting team. Michael Hatch, CEO, stated, “the combined wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made John and Patrick key additions to the Hatch team. The increasing demand from our customers and our new product innovations have led us to this expansion. We are very fortunate to have these two highly respected gentlemen to fulfill these roles with our company and I am confident that they will each play a key role in further expansion and success of the company.” About Hatch Lighting Hatch Lighting is an independent full-line power supply provider that has been serving the industry for 30 years. Customers have trusted Hatch to provide them with the top-notch product and personal service that only an independent manufacturer can provide. Hatch is the only power supply company to have complete lines in Halogen, Fluorescent, HID and LED. As the industry moves towards LED, Hatch is continuously engineering new LED Drivers and Programmable LED Drivers to meet and exceed the needs of the industry. Hatch Lighting will be exhibiting at LIGHTFAIR® in New York, May 5th-7th at booth #1767.


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