Niels Frederiksen

France Expected to Ban “Café Crème” Name

France is expected to ban the use of the Café Crème name, arguing that it violates French Public Health Code. Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) issued a…

STG Appoints Craig Reynolds to Oversee Entire North American Business

Come the start of 2017, all of Scandinavian Tobacco Group’s North American operations will be the responsibility of Craig Reynolds, according to an announcement made…

Procigar 2016: Day 2

My Wednesday of Procigar 2016 was supposed to begin with a trip to General Cigar Dominicana. It’s not because I wanted to go back to…

Scandinavian Tobacco Group Goes Public

A year and a half after word got out that Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) was planning an initial public offering, the company’s shares are finally…

STG IPO Likely This Week (Update)

As expected, the initial public offering (IPO) for Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) is back on track. The company, which claims to be the largest manufacturer…

Dan Carr Out as President of General Cigar

Dan Carr is out as president of General Cigar Company, the company whose brands include Macanudo, CAO, Partagas, Cohiba, La Gloria Cubana and numerous others…

Niels Frederiksen Appointed CEO of Scandinavian Tobacco Group

There’s a new man in charge of the world’s largest cigar and pipe company, as Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) has announced that Niels Frederiksen will succeed Anders…