Arturo Fuente Announces New Sales Team Hires
Mike McKinney, who has been a regional sales manager for both J.C. Newman Cigar Co.
and Arturo Fuente Cigar Co. for 17 years, has accepted the position of Wholesale Sales
Manager for Arturo Fuente Cigars. He will be working with Karl Herzog, Vice President of
Sales for wholesale customers. Mike will assume his new role after training his replacement
in his current Florida sales territory.
In addition, Tommy Curtis, formerly with the Tampa Bay Lightning corporate sales team,
has accepted the position of Retail Sales Manager for Arturo Fuente Cigars. He will be
working with Wally Buechel, Vice President of Sales, and the Arturo Fuente / J.C. Newman
sales team for retail customers. Tommy will assume his new role in mid-April, 2018.
Both Mike and Tommy will be based in Arturo Fuente’s office in Tampa, Florida.
Mike and Tommy reflect Arturo Fuente’s commitment to the long-term future of the Arturo
Fuente brand and to the premium cigar industry. We are proud to have them as part of our