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held a private reception at the IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada to honor cigar industry legend for his many contributions to the company and to thank him for his ongoing support.

President Régis Broersma said, “Our relationship with has continued long after his retirement from the company. To this day, he is a trusted advisor, mentor and friend to all of us in the family. It was truly an honor to have Benji and his lovely wife Margarita with us at IPCPR this year and we look forward to continuing to work with him, to soak up the wisdom he so freely shares.”

is my extended family and I am grateful that they have never forgotten me. I am looking forward to doing more things with the company. I hope I can help in some small way to spread the word about the fantastic cigars they make,” said Benji.

In 2018, will appear in a very special event series for Partagas. More details including the event dates will be announced in early 2018.

retired from his position as 's vice president of premium cigars in 2014. His career spans more than 60 years in the premium cigar business and his contributions to this category are too numerous to mention.