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James Colucci bids farewell to Altadis with a 34-plus year legacy

FT. LAUDERDALE,  FL — James Colucci, Executive Director of Marketing for Altadis U.S.A. has announced that he will be retiring on July 31, 2011 after over 34 years with the company. Prior to his joining Altadis U.S.A., Mr. Colucci worked for Consolidated Cigar Corp.

Colucci, who also turns 65 in July, will begin “a new phase of life” by spending more time with his family, sharpening his golf game, and pursuing new business opportunities.

In a memo circulated by Altadis U.S.A. President & CEO, Gary Ellis, he wished Mr. Colucci “the very best in his future retirement.”

Gary Korb

Gary Korb

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Gary Korb has been writing and editing content for CigarAdvisor.com since its debut in 2008. An avid cigar smoker for over 30 years, during the past 12 years he has worked on the marketing side of the premium cigar business as a Sr. Copywriter, blogger, and cigar reviewer. A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, prior to his career in the cigar business, Gary worked in the music and video industry as a marketer and a publicist.

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