Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (STG), the company behind General Cigar and Cigars International, has announced the formation of a new company, The Forged Cigar Company, an independent national cigar distribution network. STG is going to split up their cigar brands between The Forged Cigar Company, and General Cigar, with the former focusing more on Brick and Mortar business.Read More
Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG), parent company of General Cigar Co. and Cigars International, have announced that Régis Broersma has been appointed Senior Vice President of STG’s new North America Branded and Rest of World Division. In this new appointment, Régis returns permanently to his previous role as President of General Cigar Co. These changes are effective immediately.Read More
Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) announced today that Craig Reynolds will be retiring from his role of Executive Vice President of STG and President of the company’s North American Online and Retail Division (NAO&R) at Cigars International. Replacing him is Sarah Santos who will take the title President of the company’s North American Online and Retail Division (NAO&R) and Senior Vice President of STG. Reynolds will continue to support the transition of the NAO&R Division until May 31, 2020 when he will officially retire. During his retirement, he will continue to stay on in a consultancy role for STG and the NAO&R division until December 2020 or later.Read More
Today, Scandinavian Tobacco Group’s North America Branded Business Division (parent company of General Cigar) announced that Régis Broersma, President of General Cigar and Senior Vice President of Scandinavian Tobacco Group’s North America Branded Business Division (General Cigar, Scandinavian Tobacco Group Lane and Scandinavian Tobacco Group Canada) will be taking on a new role. He will be relocating to Europe and taking over the Smoking Tobacco & Accessories Division.Read More
Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) will acquire Thompson and Co. of Tampa, Inc. (Thompson Cigars) for a purchase price of USD $62 million. The closing of the deal is expected to happen by the end of March 2018.
Thompson Cigars is one of the leading online cigar retailers in the United States. Thompson is a family-owned business, founded in 1915 and based in Tampa, Florida. They have annual net sales of USD $100 million and they employ 185 people. Thompson will provide STG with access to one of the largest and most attractive customer bases for premium cigars, and a retail store with call center, also located in Tampa.
CRAIG REYNOLDS ASSUMES RESPONSIBILITY OF ENTIRE NORTH AMERICAN BUSINESS SCANDINAVIAN TOBACCO GROUP FORMS CLUSTER OF ITS NORTH AMERICAN BUSINESSES FOR CIGARS, PIPE TOBACCO AND FINE CUT
As of 1 January 2017, General Cigar, Cigars International, STG Lane and STG Canada reinforce their leading positions under one leadership. The change thereby improves the world-leading cigars and pipe tobacco business’ product offering across all customer segments.Read More
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