PDR Cigars has announced that Richie “Riot” Otero has been promoted to be the company’s new director of sales, effective immediately.
Otero has been the company’s sales representative for the Florida territory since October 2017, though he began traveling across the country in support of the brand and other sales reps at the start of 2018, as well as handling the company’s key accounts. Otero told halfwheel that he and Abe Flores, who owns the company, “clicked immediately” and are currently working on several projects for the company’s portfolio.
Prior to joining PDR Cigars, Otero was the Florida sales representative for Caldwell Cigar Co., a position he held for 2 1/2 years. He also has several years of experience operating retail cigar shops in the Miami, Fla. area.
Otero will continue to be based in Miami.
Image courtesy of Richie Otero.