Vintage Cigar Distributors of New England Taps James Shaffer to Lead Sales

July 13, 2022 By Matthew Tabacco



Vintage Cigar Distributors of New England is excited to announce they have hired James Shaffer to lead sales for the organization and continue growing the national distribution of their flagship 7-20-4 brand. Shaffer comes to Vintage Cigar Distributors with 20 years of Premium Cigar retail and wholesale experience. Also, with Shaffer’s previous experience as a National Sales Director, with Nat Sherman International, he brings to the company skills emphasizing excellence in market knowledge, business development, and leadership. 

“Jimmy has been a friend and a colleague for over a decade. I’ve always admired his work ethic and passion,” said Kurt Kendall, owner of Vintage Cigar Distributors and the 7-20-4 brand. “I’m excited to have him join our company and lead sales and distribution efforts nationally.”

“I am looking forward to getting to work and building the next levels of distribution on such a sturdy foundation,” Shaffer said. “7-20-4 is a great brand, a tremendous story, and terrific cigars. We are hitting the ground running.”

Shaffer will join Kendall in the 7-20-4 Vintage Cigar Distributors of New England booth (#907) at the 2022 PCA Convention and Trade show in Las Vegas, which begins Saturday.

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