Saturday, July 23, 2016 — Miami, Florida - Glenn Wolfson has been hired by Drew Estate as Chief Executive Officer, a newly established position at Drew Estate. In this new role, Wolfson is responsible for overseeing all business at Drew Estate day to day. Rich Cutler returns to Drew Estate as Senior Vice President of Sales for transitional support. Drew Estate met with its team on Thursday to announce that Michael Cellucci had left the company to pursue other opportunities, and Jonathan Drew and Marvin Samel expressed their sincere thanks for Michael’s tremendous contributions and welcomed Glenn Wolfson and Rich Cutler to the team.
“Glenn Wolfson is a trusted advisor, and has enjoyed a 36 year career in business as a senior corporate executive and consultant. Glenn has worked with our team in the past, helping us transform our business dramatically having experience in managing supply chain and operations, marketing, information technology, business strategy, and human resource.” explained Swisher’s CEO Peter Ghiloni.
Glenn Wolfson graduated with a Masters in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He has served companies such as Walt Disney World, and Polo Ralph Lauren, but recently had retired from the nutrition/pharmaceuticals industry. Glenn and his fiancé Linda, live in Chicago, Illinois. Glenn will be relocating later this year to the Drew Estate corporate office in the Miami area.
“Drew Estate remains dedicated to being the most innovative cigar company in the industry and delivering the highest quality products and unparalleled experiences that our loyal customers and end consumers have come to expect and enjoy. Over the next several weeks we will reach out to our customers in each channel of distribution we serve to discuss how we can become an even more valuable partner to them in the future. I am honored and excited to be a part of the Drew Estate family and work with Jonathan, the team in Miami, and the team in Nicaragua to produce the best damn cigars in the world,” said Drew Estate Chief Executive Officer Glenn Wolfson.
From his Safe House in Wynwood, Miami Jonathan Drew, Founder of Drew Estate noted, “I am excited about the new addition of Glenn Wolfson to the Drew Estate Family. He has significant and decorated real world experience that we will tap into as we amplify our company message during this new chapter of Drew. Glenn will add value to our company as we face new challenges, and more importantly, as we grow to reach our dreams and our employees dreams. I am equally pleased to welcome Rich Cutler back to the team to assist through the changes. Rich is a rare breed. He's a Exec Vice Prez, who never forgot what it means to be a soldier. Yeah, I like how I phrased that shit. It's poetic, like DE at its core ... poetic."
About Drew Estate, Inc.
Founded in New York City in 1996, Drew Estate has become one of the fastest growing tobacco companies in the world. Under their mantra “The Rebirth of Cigars”TM, Drew Estate has led the “Boutique Cigar” movement by innovating new elements to the tobacco industry with their unique tobaccos and blending styles that have attracted new and traditional cigar enthusiasts. In their Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, the Nicaraguan headquarters, Drew Estate produces a variety of brands such as ACID, Herrera Estelí, Herrera Estelí Norteño, Kentucky Fired Cured, Liga Privada, MUWAT, Natural by Drew Estate, Nica Rustica, Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented Cigars, Tabak Especial, Undercrown, and Java by Drew Estate.