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Chatsworth, CA, September 15, 2015 – FlemingMartin, LLC is pleased to announce that Ontic, A BBA Aviation Company, has hired Robert “Bob” Hopkins as their new Global Head of Sales.

Bob has a vast and deep aerospace background which encompasses expertise in aerospace-engineered products & parts and a variety of functions within sales, marketing, product engineering and design, as well as manufacturing operations. Most recently, Bob was the Operations Manager for Quality Aluminum Forge. Prior to this, he has held positions including: VP Sales & Marketing at Argo-Tech, Division Sales Manager at Eaton Aerospace and Director of Marketing & Sales at Carton Forge Works (a PCC company).

With a BS in Aviation Science and an MBA, Bob brings both the education and strong aerospace sales and operations experience to be a key driver of Ontic’s aggressive growth plans.

Ontic, a leader in legacy parts licensing, manufacturing, and supply within the aerospace industry, is a $175m business within BBA Aviation plc (, a global $2+b UK corporation. Ontic supports aerospace original equipment manufacturers by taking complete responsibility for their non-core or legacy products, under license, allowing them to focus on their current and future programs.  The company has enjoyed great success in the past 5 years. The President, Gareth Hall, has built a strong team, which has grown Ontic into one BBA’s top business units.

FlemingMartin, LLC, ( is a leading retained executive search firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. FlemingMartin partners with Boards and CEOs of companies nationwide to build successful execution-focused management teams. FlemingMartin focuses in the Technology, Manufacturing, Consumer Products & Services, and Energy industries. The Firm’s principals are trusted advisors and business partners who enable companies to gain powerful, far-reaching, and lasting contributions from their executive-level human capital.