JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Swisher, a class chief in grownup client way of life manufacturers, at this time introduced Joe Augustus, Chris Casey and Lee Creasman have been named Executive Vice Presidents. They will proceed to report to John J. Miller, President. Glenn Goodroe was additionally named Executive Vice President and can proceed to report to Lou Caldropoli, Chief Operations Officer.
Joe Augustus, beforehand Senior Vice President Global Affairs, will proceed to lead company international affairs, worldwide gross sales & distribution and can now additionally oversee Swisher’s Inclusion, Diversity & Transformation Program and Swisher’s Corporate Citizenship initiatives. Alexandria Deal, Manager Diversity, Inclusion & Transformation will now report to Joe.
Chris Casey, beforehand Senior Vice President and General Counsel, leads the corporate’s authorized and regulatory departments and the company secretary’s workplace. Chris and his staff proceed to assist and defend the corporate’s pursuits in an more and more advanced regulatory panorama.
Lee Creasman, beforehand Senior Vice President Human Resources, is accountable for main the expertise technique for Swisher together with recruiting, the HRIS system and organizational growth.
Glenn Goodroe, beforehand Senior Vice President of Operations, is accountable for Manufacturing, Operations and Supply Chain. He is a member of the senior management staff reporting to Lou Caldropoli, COO.
“The new level of Executive Vice President, along with the recent announcement of John Haley as Chief Growth Officer and the 2017 announcement of Lou Caldropoli as Chief Operations Officer, strengthens our senior leadership team for the execution of future growth plans. Our stated goal is to advance and expand our portfolio into several new categories while preserving the legacies and position of our existing product portfolios,” mentioned John Miller, President of Swisher. “I am extremely proud of these fine leaders and their strategic roles. We have an aggressive 2021 agenda and we will rely heavily on their expertise and leadership as we continue our transformation as a consumer-centric company.”
The firm’s inclusion, variety and transformation technique has begun by partnering with multicultural teams, creating alternatives for Black-owned companies, and dealing with Historically Black Colleges and Universities to create a expertise pipeline. “I am proud to take on a direct role in creating and implementing our diversity, inclusion and transformation initiatives,” mentioned Augustus. “Our continued growth is reliant on our commitment to building sustainable plans, supporting our partners and our communities.” Added Augustus, “Alexandria and I understand the importance of this program and the impact it can have on the communities in which we operate and live.”
In This fall of 2020, Swisher announced an enlargement of the corporate’s imaginative and prescient, choices and concentrate on grownup client life. As a part of the strategic focus, Swisher’s 5 strategic companies – Swisher Sweets Cigar Company (Large & Little/Filtered Cigars); Fat Lip Brands (Smokeless); Drew Estate (Premium Cigars); Hempire (Hemp Products); and Rogue Holdings (Modern Oral Nicotine) – present class experience, product information and a targeted strategy beneath a renewed goal for the corporate.
Swisher is a global main way of life firm for grownup customers. Best recognized for his or her Swisher Sweet Cigars, the corporate is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Swisher additionally has a worldwide manufacturing presence in Santiago, Dominican Republic; Esteli, Nicaragua and Wheeling, West Virginia. Swisher’s superior buyer relationships matched with an unwavering dedication to progressive considering and motion have pushed the corporate to develop and adapt to the evolving preferences of grownup customers for practically 160 years. Visit https://swisher.com/about/ to study extra.