Casa Cuevas Cigars announced today the resignation of their National Sales Director Gabriel Alvarez, effective immediately. No other information was given except that all retail tobacconists and and business related communications should now be directed to Luis Cuevas.
Alvarez did make a post on his personal social media account with the following message:
It is with a heavy heart that I submit my resignation to Casa Cuevas Cigars. It has been an honor and absolute pleasure building this brand up from zero alongside Luis Cuevas Jr and his father.
I have nothing but incredible things to say about this family and their passion for making great cigars. Luis, I thank you for your trust, leadership and most importantly your friendship. I feel confident that you will have no problem keeping the momentum going for the future of Casa Cuevas.
My resignation comes for personal reasons and will allow me sometime to focus on my family.
Again, thank you for the incredible opportunity, for all the lessons learned, and my development in my position as Director of Sales for Casa Cuevas. I am very proud of my part and contributions to the growth and brand recognition achieved. It has been my absolute pleasure building this great brand with the Cuevas family and wish them nothing but incredible success going forward.
Alvarez had been with the company since 2016. Before that he spent two years as U.S. Director of Sales for Maya Selva Cigars. Before that he was the Operations Manager for Kuuts LLC.