Hobart promoted Bob Bilokonsky to vice president and general manager. Bilokonsky joined Hobart in 2010 as a sourcing manager and also served as supply chain manager for the company for two years. He has taken on progressively more responsibilities as a business unit manager for several filler metal segments, most recently overseeing metal-cored and aluminum products. In this new position, Bilokonsky will have overall profit and loss responsibility for the filler metal division. He and his team will also be concentrating on customer growth and retention, with a continued focus on innovation and operational excellence.