SAN DIEGO, CA – The Argen Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of dental gold alloys and a leading innovator in digital dentistry solutions, has hired Robin Bartolo, CDT, as Vice President of International Sales. Bartolo will continue to drive global sales and develop Argen’s strategic partnerships with dealers and dental laboratories nationwide.
“We are extremely excited and fortunate to welcome Robin into the Argen Family,” says Anton Woolf, CEO of the Argen Corporation. “Robin brings with him amazing global sales and marketing experience, launching new products and accelerating the growth of entire market segments. He has been a key influencer for major dental manufacturers and has a proven record of success.”
Bartolo joins Argen after holding the position of Sales Manager at Glidewell Laboratories for 6 years. Prior to his time with Glidewell, he spent 3 years as the global director of sales and marketing for the Gemological Institute of America. He has held positions of international sales manager for Kerr Dental Laboratory Products, and sales manager for Vident, Inc. Bartolo graduated with honors from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1984.
During his time with Glidewell Laboratories, Bartolo was instrumental in the launch of full-contour monolithic zirconia crowns and bridges. The introduction of monolithic zirconia created an entirely new market segment that caused a monumental shift in the dental industry.
“This is a very exciting time to be involved in the dental industry,” Bartolo says. “I’m extremely proud to join Argen’s international sales team and look forward to supporting global alloy sales while educating our partners about the new digital workflow.”