Swisher International has expanded its international sales team with the appointment of Stephan Qarimi as an international market manager and director of travel retail. Qarimi will focus on marketing Swisher products that are currently distributed in more than 60 countries.
Prior to joining Swisher International, Qarimi served as international sales and marketing manager for Royal Agio Cigars, where he was responsible for multiple markets, including North America.
“As we continue to focus on growing our globally recognized brands such as Swisher Sweets, BlackStone, King Edward and Pom Pom, the ability to provide world-class customer service will be key,” said Joe Augustus, senior vice president of global affairs.
“Adding a professional of Stephan’s caliber to the team allows us to continue to meet our customers’ needs worldwide.”
Qarimi has extensive global sales experience and a successful track record in opening new international markets and developing existing international markets together with importers and distributor accounts.