the armor sentinel
issue 4
armor staff

team profile

dannerEach newsletter offers a profile of one of the people that make ARMOR such a great place to work and do business. Profile candidates include ARMOR personnel, distributors and customers. If you’d like to nominate someone for inclusion, please send an email to Cheri Rugh at with the name and the reason(s) you’d like them to receive some extra attention.

Fernando Longinotti

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Where Were You Born:

Profession/Job Title:
International Sales Manager/Chemical Engineer

Family Details:
Claudia (wife); Diego (3.5 years old) and Luisina (1.5 years old)

Fernando holds a chemical engineering degree from Universidad Tecnologica Nacional of Argentina, and has eight years experience in the VCI industry. He started his career working as production engineer in a chemical company and moved into sales in 2003. In addition, Fernando worked for Parautos, ARMOR’s Mexican partner.

Reading and exercising every day.

Best Book Read Recently:
“Discipline with Love” (a book on parenting) by Rosa Barocio, “Willful Blindness” by Margaret Heffernan and “The Manual of the Perfect Latin American Idiot” by Vargas Llosa.

Latest Accomplishment:
“I recently added Italian to the list of languages I speak. Because of my Italian background it was much easier than I expected, and I am proud to be able to speak the language of my ancestors.” (Fernando also speaks Spanish, English and French.)

What’s Playing on Your iPod?
Joaquin Sabina (Spanish singer)

Best Movie Watched Recently:
“El Infierno” directed by Luis Estrada.

Your Top Five Movies of All Time:
“La ley de Herodes,” “La Vida es Bella,” “It’s a Wonderful Life;” “El Amor y el Espanto,” and “Midnight Express.”

How Long at ARMOR:
“I started in January 2007 and it has been almost five and a half years already.”

Favorite Quote:
"We've been looking for the enemy for some time now. We've finally found him. We're surrounded. They're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us. They can't get away this time."
-- Lt. General Chesty Puller, U.S. Marine

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