Quality Importers Trading Company announced the acquisition of XIKAR Inc. This will create the largest premium cigar accessory supplier in the United States, if not the world. Scott Almsberger and Kurt Van Keppel will continue to run operations for XIKAR as minority partners in the new enterprise. They will also assume Executive Vice President roles respectively. Scott and Kurt will both report directly to Michael Cellucci who will continue as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mike Giordano remains as Chief Executive Officer
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