Cigar News: Ventura Cigar Promotes Michael Giannini to General ManagerMichael Gianinni joined Company  back in November 2017 as Creative Director. Now he has been promoted to General Manager. He will keep his current duties as Creative Director, continuing to be the driving force for the companies creative direction. In his new role, will drive business strategies and goals for the Company.

“I am so proud and honored to accept my new responsibilities as Company’s General Manager,” says Giannini. “As we continue to receive top ratings for our Archetype, PSyKO, and Case Study brands, we’re also forging bold, straight paths toward new products and steady growth. This move is really a natural progression of my career and will be a seamless transition as the brands evolve.”

“Elevating to the role of General Manager was a no-brainer,” says Jason Carignan, CMO of Kretek, parent company of VCC. “I’ve been very impressed with his detailed knowledge of the industry, products, channels, and customers. And his passion for pushing boundaries, creating excitement, and guiding the Company brand in new directions is limitless. I am confident that Michael will do a remarkable job in his new position and know that the Company will benefit greatly from his leadership and ability to successfully drive and champion our sales teams and their continuing success.”

Sales, Marketing, and Operations departments will be reporting as General Manager starting right away. “VCC has assembled a passionate team of talented professionals with skills and capabilities that are second-to-none,” says Giannini. “I am proud to lead this extraordinary group of people and believe that together we’ll truly go far in bringing VCC and its products to new heights.”