Cigar industry veteran Jose Blanco has joined Arturo Fuente, the company announced in a press release. Blanco, who announced his departure from E.P. Carrillo back in July 2019 [read more here], will serve as Arturo Fuente’s new Eastern Hemisphere director of sales. In this position, Blanco will provide support to Arturo Fuente international as it builds and grows its brand globally.
“With close to 50 years of experience in sales and a wealth of knowledge in tobacco and cigars, we are very excited to have Jose join the team,” commented Carlos Fuente, chairman of Arturo Fuente, in a press release. “I have known Jose for many decades, and find him to be a man of quality, integrity, and passion – all the things we search for when evaluating talent. I’m confident his work in this market will be very beneficial to the continued international growth of the Arturo Fuente brand.”