Swisher

Swisher Gets New President

Swisher—the world’s largest privately-held cigar company—has announced that John J. Miller, the company’s ceo and president, is leaving the company after nearly a decade at…

FDA Tells Swisher Its Cigars Can Remain on Market Pending SE Reviews, Request Lawsuit Moves to D.C.

There have been a plethora of filings in the lawsuit filed by Swisher against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this month, including…

Swisher Sues FDA Over Sept. 9 Premarket Approval Enforcement

On Sept. 9, 2021, tobacco companies—albeit very few premium cigar companies—could be required to remove their products from shelves while the companies wait for the…

John J. Miller Promoted to President & CEO of Swisher

John J. Miller has been promoted to the roles of president and ceo of Swisher. Previously, Miller has been serving in the role of president…

Swisher Names John Haley as Chief Growth Officer

Swisher has announced that it has promoted John Haley to the position of chief growth officer, in which he will oversee the company’s newly formed…

Weekly News (Oct. 7, 2019)

News Alison Cooper, Imperial Brands CEO, Resigns Drew Estate Undercrown ShadyXX Arriving at Drew Diplomat Retailers General Cigar Ships Macanudo Heritage Nuevo La Flor Dominicana…

IPCPR’s Daniel Trope Heading to Swisher International

Daniel Trope, the senior director of federal legislative affairs for the IPCPR, will be leaving the organization to join Swisher International’s new Washington D.C.-based lobbying…

Swisher International Employee Arrested for Embezzling $5.2 Million (Update)

An accountant who previously worked at Swisher International has been arrested for allegedly embezzling $5.2 million from the company. In early December, Gretchen Michele Camp,…

Christine Hewitt Lanza Leaving CAA, Joining Swisher International

Christine Hewitt Lanza, the director of legislative affairs for the Cigar Association of America (CAA) will be leaving her role to take a related position…

Swisher Closing Jacksonville Cigar Factory

The world’s largest cigarmaker is closing down the last part of its U.S. manufacturing operations. Swisher International said that it will close its Jacksonville-based cigar manufacturing…

John Miller Replacing Peter Ghiloni as Swisher President Next Year

Peter Ghiloni will retire as the president of Swisher International Inc. at the end of this year. John Miller, the vp of sales and marketing,…