GREENSBORO, N.C. — ITG Brands named Shane Sgambelluri executive vice president of sales.
He will report to Kim Reed, who previously held the role before being named president and CEO of the tobacco company on June 1. Sgambelluri has more than 23 years of leadership experience in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, most recently working as the vice president of Kellogg Co.’s U.S. grocery business.
Sgambelluri was responsible for $2.5 billion in sales at Battle Creek, Mich.-based Kellogg, representing more than a quarter of the company’s business. In his role there, he made joint business planning partnerships with major accounts including Walmart, 7-Eleven and Walgreens, ITG Brands said.
Prior to Kellogg, Sgambelluri worked at Crossmark and Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC.
“Shane’s dedication to strong customer relationships and creative solutions to win in the marketplace will immensely benefit our sales operation, while his experience managing large, diverse teams will be an asset to our dynamic sales force,” Reed said. “I am thrilled to welcome Shane to the ITG Brands team.”
The Greensboro, N.C.-based company and member of the Imperial Brands PLC family makes cigarettes, e-cigarettes and cigars under brands including Winston, Maverick, Montclair, blu, Dutch Masters, Backwoods and more.