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Irving Rodriguez Joins Zander-Greg as North East Regional Sales Manager

August 28, 2023 By Matthew Tabacco



Zander-Greg has appointed Irving Rodriguez as North East Regional Sales Manager, expanding our network within the United States. Rodriguez has worked hard to grow in the cigar industry, and we look forward to continue to build on existing relationships and new ones.

Earlier today, Irving posted to social media the following announcement that he would be leaving PDR Cigars:

Dear friends and followers,

I hope this post finds you well. I wanted to take a moment to share some important news with all of you. After an incredible journey with PDR Cigars, I have made the decision to bid farewell and embark on a new chapter in my career.

I am immensely grateful to PDR Cigars for the amazing opportunities and experiences I’ve had during my time with the company. The support and trust they placed in me will forever hold a special place in my heart.

Making this decision wasn’t easy, but sometimes growth and self-discovery require us to take bold steps forward. I am excited to announce that I am moving ahead to grasp new opportunities that align with my personal and professional growth.

The journey doesn’t end here! I’m thrilled to share that I will remain a part of the cigar industry, continuing my passion for this incredible world. While I can’t spill all the beans just yet, I’m excited to let you know that the company I’m joining will be sharing more details soon through a press release.

Thank you all for your unwavering support, encouragement, and positivity throughout my journey. Your belief in me has been a driving force, and I can’t wait to bring you along on this exciting new adventure.

Stay tuned for more updates, and let’s continue to celebrate the love for cigars and the joy they bring to our lives!

Warmest regards from your friendly neighborhood Cigar Slinger,

– Irving

Rodriguez began his career in the cigar industry as a cigar reviewer with CigarNews. Most recently, he held the position of National/Global Sales Manager at PDR cigars for 3 years. He also has years of experience with the United States Postal Service, most notably as a Passport Agent.

Irving commented that “joining Zander-Greg is a privilege and an opportunity that I am eager to embrace. I am incredibly impressed by the company’s reputation for excellence, its commitment to quality, and its dedication to serving both customers and employees alike. The values and vision upheld by Zander-Greg resonate deeply with me, and I am honored to contribute to the company’s continued success.”

“As I take on the responsibilities of North East Regional Sales Manager”, Irving continues, “I am excited about the prospects that lie ahead. With a shared passion for cigars and a drive for innovation, I am confident that together, we will achieve remarkable growth and reach new heights. I look forward to collaborating with the talented and passionate team at Zander-Greg to further elevate the brand’s presence in the industry.”

Zander-Greg is a national and international distributor of premium cigars, tobacco and accessories, with over 28 years in the business. Zander-Greg also manufactures and distributes its own brands, including Nat Cicco, Epic Cigars, Casino Real, Rollo and more.

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