Monday, April 15, 2019

5 Questions with Drew Newman

Newman's first factory, 1895 (J.C. Newman)
(Tobacconist Magazine) You represent the fourth generation of your family’s cigar company. What’s it like growing up in the tobacco industry?

It is a real privilege being able to build on the legacy that my great-grandfather started 123 years ago. He passed the business down to my grandfather who then passed it on to my father and uncle who are passing it on to my cousins and me.
Growing up in our family business, conversations about the cigar industry were present at every family gathering, whether it be the Thanksgiving dinner table or a birthday celebration. Continued

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