Richie “Riot” Otero Joins Espinosa Premium Cigars


Richie “Riot” Otero has joined Espinosa Premium Cigars.

His role at the company will focus on key accounts and other areas where the company is lacking.


The announcement comes roughly two weeks after Otero announced his resignation from PDR Cigars, where he served as the director of sales for 16 months. Prior to that role he worked as a sales representative for PDR as well as Caldwell Cigar Co.

At that time, Otero told halfwheel he was considering other positions both in and outside of the cigar industry.

Patrick Lagreid contributed to this story.

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