Georgia will be home to a new Amazon satisfaction center that will bring 1000 new jobs to the state, the governor said Wednesday.
E-commerce giant will take up residence in a rented "building building" "Extending over both Gwinnett and DeKalb counties, according to a press release from Gov. Brian Kemp's office.
Workers of 700,000 square feet will" pick, pack and ship customer orders. "The new jobs will also include positions in the Human Resources Department and Finance," the press release said.
Kemp welcomed Amazon's decision as evidence that the peach state has proven itself as a leading competitor for investment from the world's most Honorable Companies. "
Roy Perticucci, Amazon's vice president of customer fulfillment, said the company was happy to bring new jobs to the area.
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"Amazon has found an outstanding workforce, strong local support and incredible state customers, and we look forward to creating 1