Elvis Batista has announced he has stepped down as Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Blackbird Cigars in order to pursue other opportunities.

In an email communication, Batista said: “I’m very grateful to have worked with the Blackbird Cigar team in helping build its current sales and marketing structure and to have had to opportunity to share that journey with their amazing team. I’m confident they will reach every goal they have set as a company and that they will continue to be a trailblazer in their own right in the cigar industry.”

Prior to joining Blackbird Cigars, Batista served as the National Sales and Marketing Director for La Galera Cigars as well as a retail manager for Neptune Cigars Inc.