Cigar News: Davidoff Names Dylan Austin President for Davidoff AmericasOettinger AG announced today a new President for Americas: Dylan Austin. Dylan prior to the announcement was VP of Sales and Marketing for Americas and the change is immediately effective. He take over this duty currently held by Jim Young, SVP, Chief Commercial Officer.

Dylan Austin is 38 years old and has been part of the cigar industry since 2005 and part of since 2008 when they purchased Camacho Cigars. He has taken on increasing responsibility in his roles, most recently becoming Head of Sales for the U.S. in January 2018, then in mid-2018 by becoming head of sales and marketing for Latin America and, late in 2018 in addition to his duty as head of sales and marketing for Americas.

Jim Young – SVP, Chief Commercial Officer commented: “I know that the combination of Dylan’s leadership, his strategic thinking and his relentless focus on brilliant execution and outstanding business performance will translate to an exciting new chapter for Oettinger AG, our customers and our consumers in the Americas.”

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Beat Hauenstein, CEO of Oettinger AG, added: “I have tremendous confidence that Dylan Austin, who has played a key role in the outstanding performance of our US wholesale business over the past eleven years, will take the business to the next level as President – Americas.”

“It is with great pride that I accept my appointment as the new President – Americas. I look forward to building on the significant achievements that Jim Young has accomplished during
his leadership of the Americas business over the last seven years. It is my honor to lead the Americas team into the future and to continue driving the success of our outstanding brand portfolio”, said Dylan Austin.