Cheyenne Appoints CEO

Has served as tobacco company's CFO

Cheyenne (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Tobacco)

GROVER, N.C. -- Tobacco company Cheyenne International LLC has announced that its board of directors has appointed David Scott, 58, as CEO and president.

Scott has served as chief financial officer and board member since the company's inception in 2002 and will transition to the new role effective immediately.

"We are pleased to have David transition into this role," said David Brinkley, chairman. "As a proven leader with crucial competency of the industry intricacies, his strategic vision will help us to continually grow our enterprise."

Scott has more than 30 years of experience at successful business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies. "I couldn't be more honored to accept this position," Scott said. "The future is bright, and I am committed to focusing on a rich portfolio with targeted strategies to gain market share in both domestic and international markets."

Grover, N.C.-based Cheyenne International is a privately held, full-line tobacco product manufacturer serving both domestic and international markets. The brands offer profitable solutions in all tobacco categories including cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, electronic, premium cigars, smokeless, snus, roll-your-own (RYO) cigarette tobacco and pipe tobacco.