Arturo Fuente announced that Jose Blanco, a long-time fixture in the cigar industry, has joined the company as its new Director of Sales, Eastern Hemisphere. In this role, Jose will work closely with and provide support to Arturo Fuente International as it builds and grows the Arturo Fuente brand throughout the world.
“With close to 50 years of experience in sales and a wealth of knowledge in tobacco and cigars, we are very excited to have Jose join the team,” said Carlos P. Fuente, Chairman of Arturo Fuente. “I have known Jose for many decades, and find him to be a man of quality, integrity, and passion – all the things we search for when evaluating talent. I’m confident his work in this market will be very beneficial to the continued international growth of the Arturo Fuente brand.”