Wegert Moves to Republic Tobacco

Tobacco industry vet joins RYO, MYO company

Steve Wegert

Steve Wegert

GLENVIEW, Ill. -- 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.