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President of Davidoff North America Takes on Additional Role as Chief Commercial Officer

Courtesy of Tobacco Business magazine

February 5, 2018 (Basel, Switzerland) - Oettinger Davidoff AG establishes a new executive position, Chief Commercial Officer, to help drive sales excellence and share best practices across all markets.

Jim Young, President - Davidoff North America, will take on the additional responsibilities of the newly created CCO role, reporting to Beat Hauenstein, CEO.

“As CCO, Jim Young will have global responsibility for the commercial development and sales excellence across all markets. He will work closely with our market teams and regional business unit leaders to ensure the consistent execution of best practice commercial tools and approaches to support and advance our Indispensable Business Partner strategy and drive sales performance,” comments Beat Hauenstein, CEO Oettinger Davidoff AG.

The Business Units Europe & Global Travel Retail as well as Asia and North America will closely work together and report to Jim Young, who will, in his new capacity as CCO of Oettinger Davidoff AG, also retain his current responsibilities as President - Davidoff North America. Jim Young will relocate to Basel within the coming weeks.

For further information:

Oettinger Davidoff AG Corporate Communications Nicole Kaufmann Nauenstrasse 73 CH – 4002 Basel, Switzerland Tel. +41 58 219 36 23 | @Davidoff_Cigars |

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