Sakata Names Ornamentals Senior Manager
Sakata Seed America has appointed Joseph “Joe” Cimino to the position of senior sales manager of Ornamentals NAFTA, effective Jan. 4. He will be based in the Morgan Hill office.
Cimino comes to Sakata with extensive marketing and management experience in the North American ornamentals industry, serving most recently as western area and key account manager for Sun Gro Horticulture. Cimino has also held senior management roles at Cut Flower Exchange and Kendal Floral Supply. He earned his MBA at Gold State University.
With Cimino’s new role comes the retirement of long-time Sakata Senior Sales Manager Ron Garofalo who will be supporting his replacement through the beginning of the year before retiring from his nearly 20 years in the industry and almost 50 years in sales and marketing to relax and spend time with family.
Cimino’s contact information can be located on the Sakata staff directory page.