Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Hires Jorge Luís Fernández Maique

Star cigarmaker Ernesto Perez-Carrillo has hired Cuban cigar industry veteran Jorge Luís Fernández Maique to help run his cigar business. Maique (his name is pronounced MIKE-ee) moved from Cuba to the Dominican Republic, and will now be working in Perez-Carrillo’s Tabacalera La Alianza S.A. cigar factory in Santiago, known as TLA. He will serve as general manager of TLA, with greater roles expected in the future, including working in the United States.  Click here for article