Dan Carr has been named president and chief executive officer of ITG Brands, succeeding David Taylor, who has announced his retirement effective January 31, 2018.
In a decision made by the jury, the distinction for extraordinary socially responsible and charitable accomplishments this year went to General Cigar Company, Inc.
In Spring, 2018, Benji Menendez will appear in a special event series for Partagas. The industry legend had retired from his position as General Cigar’s vice president of premium cigars in 2014.
Called “Hoyo La Amistad Silver,” A.J.’s latest creation complements the original La Amistad blend that came in fourth on Cigar Journal’s Top 25 of 2016 list.
General Cigar announced that José de Castro will join the company as vice president of marketing, assuming his new role on August 1, 2017.
Williams is former owner of El Primer Mundo Cigar Company, a boutique collection of highly-rated cigars made in the Dominican Republic.
General Cigar, a company owned by industry titan Scandinavian Tobacco, announced the addition of the new Blue line to the Cohiba portfolio.
General Cigar celebrates the long brand history of Partagás with a new cigar line named Heritage.
Foundry Tobacco Company receives with Temple Hall Estates a new cigar line addition to their brand portfolio. The name of the newly launched cigar collection stems from the time of WWII when England needed to keep its currency within the commonwealth to support the war effort.
Toraño is launching two lines, called E-021 and W-009. The new collections are additions to the growing Vault portfolio.
General Cigar announced the debut of Punch Gran Puro Nicaragua, a full bodied four-vitola blend made at General Cigar’s HATSA factory in Danli, Honduras.
General Cigar announced that effective November 28, 2016, Vice President of Marketing Alan Willner is leaving the company to pursue other interests.