Expanded leadership roles aligned with the Corporate Vision, 2021 agenda; while reinforcing Swisher’s commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion
Jacksonville, FL (January 11, 2021): Swisher, a category leader in adult consumer lifestyle brands, today announced Joe Augustus, Chris Casey and Lee Creasman have been named Executive Vice Presidents. They will continue to report to John J. Miller, President. Glenn Goodroe was also named Executive Vice President and will continue to report to Lou Caldropoli, Chief Operations Officer.
Joe Augustus, previously Senior Vice President Global Affairs will continue to lead corporate global affairs, international sales & distribution and will now also oversee Swisher’s Inclusion, Diversity & Transformation Program and Swisher’s Corporate Citizenship initiatives. Alexandria Deal, Manager Diversity, Inclusion & Transformation will now report to Joe.
Chris Casey, previously Senior Vice President and General Counsel leads the company’s legal and regulatory departments and the corporate secretary’s office. Chris and his team continue to support and protect the company’s interests in an increasingly complex regulatory landscape.
Lee Creasman, previously Senior Vice President Human Resources is responsible for leading the talent strategy for Swisher including recruiting, the HRIS system and organizational development.
Glenn Goodroe, previously Senior Vice President of Operations is responsible for Manufacturing, Operations and Supply Chain. He is a member of the senior leadership team reporting to Lou Caldropoli, COO.
“The new level of Executive Vice President, along with the recent announcement of John Haley as Chief Growth Officer and the 2017 announcement of Lou Caldropoli as Chief Operations Officer, strengthens our senior leadership team for the execution of future growth plans. Our stated goal is to advance and expand our portfolio into several new categories while preserving the legacies and position of our existing product portfolios”, said John Miller, President of Swisher. “I am extremely proud of these fine leaders and their strategic roles. We have an aggressive 2021 agenda and we will rely heavily on their expertise and leadership as we continue our transformation as a consumer-centric company.”
Swisher is an international leading lifestyle company for adult consumers. Best known for their Swisher Sweet Cigars, the company is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Swisher also has a global manufacturing presence in Santiago, Dominican Republic; Esteli, Nicaragua and Wheeling, West Virginia. Swisher’s superior customer relationships matched with an unwavering commitment to innovative thinking and action have driven the company to grow and adapt to the evolving preferences of adult consumers for nearly 160 years. Visit https://swisher.com/about/ to learn more.
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