Cigar News: Villiger-Group Announces New CEO

-GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW

Cigar News: Villiger-Group Announces New CEO

Cigar News: -Group Announces New

Pfeffikon/LU, March 15, 2016 –Heinrich , Chairman of the Board of the AG hands over his function as of the Group after 65 years in charge. The new of the Group is (M.sc. Swiss Instiute of Technology) who has extensive experiences in international Swiss industries. In his last position he successfully acted as Group of a Swiss holding company.

“We are very pleased that we were able to hire with a renowned and experiences Swiss manager as for the Group. has a long and exceptional career as top executive in industrial groups. Among other positions he acted successfully as Group and Chairmen of the Executive Committee at Conzzeta Ltd.” Heinrich said who will remain Chairman of AG and the Holding.

Cigar News: Villiger-Group Announces New CEO

Cigar News: -Group Announces New

“It is the right time” emphasizes Heinrich . For 65 years tobacco was his life as being in charge as entrepreneur of the tobacco group. Heinrich hands over his responsibility with immediate effect. Starting from March 2016 will take over his new role as . The board of Holding AG and AG remains unchanged.

This news comes on the heels of Rene Castaneda being named President of Cigars North America. will work together in tandem with Castaneda as Cigars North America continues to make big strides in 2016.

The Group is a Swiss family company in the international tobacco industry in the fourth generation. The group has 1500 employees globally and has sales of about 200 Million Swiss Francs a year. Production locations are Europe, Americas and Asia.

ABOUT SONS LIMITED AND NORTH AMERICA:

Sons Limited was established in 1888 by Jean in the small town of Pfeffikon, Switzerland, where remains headquartered to this day. The company manufactures and sells more than 1.5 billion cigars annually, world-wide. Today, under the leadership of Heinrich , the company prides itself in its commitment to quality, in all their products made in many countries around the globe.

Cigars North America was established to service the premium cigar enthusiast primarily in the United States. With production from some of the most respected manufacturers in Dominican Republic, Central America and elsewhere, it is the goal of the company, to introduce the finest smoking experience a premium handmade cigar has to offer. Today, and in the future, one can rest assured that when they choose a cigar, the quality of the leaf, the manufacturing, and even the packaging will be second to none.