Mombacho Cigars announced today that one of their founders, Cam Heaps, will take over the company’s role of President. Heaps takes over for Claudio Sgroi, who is remaining on as Master Blender and Partner.
Mombacho Cigars is celebrating their 15 Year Anniversary this year. Having founded the company in 2006 on a back-packing trip to Central America, Heaps’ was captivated by the spirit of the Nicaraguan people, their vibrant culture, and the stunning beauty of historical Granada, finishing his trip with a most memorable moment of enjoying a cigar on the top of Volcano Mombacho. Heaps comes from thirty years in the craft beer industry where he Co-founded and operated Steam Whistle Brewing. More recently he and partners have revived the legendary Pantera Performance Boats brand.
Claudio Sgroi, Master Blender and Partner of Mombacho Cigars said: “It’s great to have Cam now heading operations, and what a perfect way to celebrate our 15th year anniversary. Cam’s oversight has always been key in Mombacho’s business, but his deeper involvement will be crucial for taking Mombacho to the next level. As business partners and colleagues, we are excited for what the future holds for Mombacho.”
Heaps adds, “It is an honour to be joining Claudio and the Mombacho family in Nicaragua. Their hard work, passion, and warm spirits have positioned us well for continued success and growth.”