Republic Tobacco appoints seasoned industry veteran to a key position in the company.
Steve Wegert, with more than three decades of tobacco-industry experience, has joined Republic Tobacco LP in the role of key account manager.
Previously, Wegert was national chain account manager at cigar maker Commonwealth-Altadis Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was with the company for nearly 20 years.
Glenview, Ill.-based Republic Tobacco is one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of roll-your-own and pipe tobacco and roll your own accessories, including such brands as JOB®, TOP®, Gambler®, Drum®, Largo® and TubeCut®.