Niigata Appoints VP of Sales and Marketing

Niigata Machine Techno USA Inc. has appointed Gregory Hobbs as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Hobbs will plan and oversee machine sales, marketing and product development programs.

Niigata Machine Techno USA Inc. has appointed Gregory Hobbs as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Hobbs’ responsibilities will include planning and overseeing Niigata machine sales, marketing and product development programs to promote sales growth and customer satisfaction.

“Mr. Hobbs’ long-term experience and vast knowledge of the field made him a natural choice for Niigata,” says Hans Retra, president and CEO. “We look forward to his contributions as the Niigata brand continues to grow in the U.S. marketplace.”

Mr. Hobbs began his career in the manufacturing industry as a tool and die maker for Advanced Machine & Engineering (AME) Co. He later served as the National Service Director for AME and Hennig Inc. Prior to joining Niigata, Mr. Hobbs returned to AME to serve as Plant Manager, where he managed all manufacturing, assembly and equipment maintenance. He is a member of several ASME B5 committees.