Press Release: Mombacho Cigars S.A. adds Robert Rasmussen as Brand Manager

November 1, 2016 – Granada based Mombacho Cigars S.A. (Mombacho) announced today that Robert Rasmussen has joined the company as Brand Manager, effective November 1.

“We are extremely excited to have Rob on board. His enthusiasm and deep knowledge of the cigar industry will add a new pace to the Mombacho vision and strategy. He embraces the same Mombacho values of family and quality to create the most memorable cigar experience,” said Mombacho President and Master Blender Claudio Sgroi.

Rasmussen has been a leading member of the cigar media since 2009. After co-founding CigarChat in 2010 he was recruited to help revive in 2013. CigarChat is now one of the largest cigar shows in the world and CigarFederation has a thriving community of members.

“I am thrilled to join a company like Mombacho,” said Rasmussen. “Being able to use my experience in the cigar industry to help this brand get to the next level is very exciting.”

Rasmussen will be in charge of all marketing, design and media communications. He will also act as a brand ambassador at events and trade shows.


Mombacho Cigars, S. A. was founded in 2006 to provide premium handmade cigars through memorable experiences in select markets around the world, including Canada, China, Italy and since 2013, the United States. Mombacho produces all of its products at its factory, Casa Favilli, in Granada.

Media Contact: Robert Rasmussen, Brand Manager of Mombacho Cigars at 510-693-1714 or For sales inquiries please contact

I/T: @MombachoCigars F:

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Comment by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on November 4, 2016 at 4:23pm

Tripp - exactly. He is probably in a worse situation now.

Comment by Sam C. on November 4, 2016 at 5:33pm
Awesome!!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!
Comment by Jeff M. on November 4, 2016 at 8:44pm
Wow, congratulations Rob!

Comment by RobbyRas on November 7, 2016 at 3:05pm

Thanks Guys!  I just got back from Granada and my first visit to Casa Favilli!  Hopefully we can get all of you guys down there in the near future!  It's a great city and a beautiful factory... Thanks for the support fellas!  I'll still be around CigFed, just not in any official capacity...

Comment by MillerMan on November 7, 2016 at 7:49pm
Rob will you be going from co-host to special guest?
Comment by Charlie on November 9, 2016 at 7:22pm

Had to pop in and Congratulate you Rob...that is pretty freaking awesome...have a great time my man! 

Comment by Nick Horton on November 14, 2016 at 8:44am

Congrats Rob. 

Comment by Erik Johnsen on November 22, 2016 at 3:03pm

Congats Rob!


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