Sapient Automation, a provider of automated storage and retrieval systems – including vertical lift modules (VLMs) and horizontal and vertical carousels – announced the appointment of George Fiorentino Jr. as East Coast director of sales and business development. Fiorentino has more than three decades of experience in the designing, selling and implementing automated storage and retrieval systems in facilities and organizations throughout North America.
Prior to coming to Sapient Automation, Fiorentino has spent years with White Systems, KardexRemstar and the ISD division of Anderson and Associates in systems sales and development roles. In 1983, he joined White Systems as a regional manager and spent almost 22 years at White, leaving for KardexRemstar’s systems group where he helped strengthen a sales region while significantly building the systems group. The KardexRemstar systems group added support and sales staff while Fiorentino was there and helped triple their annual sales volume.
Fiorentino left KardexRemstar to become a sales specialist for Andersen and Associates ISD division. He had national sales responsibility and also worked on business development. During his long career, he has been involved in many major storage and retrieval system design projects, including systems for Gardner Denver, Mazak, Saia-Burgess and Northrop Grumman. Likewise, he has been involved in the designing of systems for CVS, Rite Aid, Johnson & Johnson, GE, Merck, Astra Zeneca and WL Gore.