GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ITG Brands, a member of the Imperial Brands PLC family, announced Shane Sgambelluri has been named Executive Vice President of Sales effective July 19. Sgambelluri will report to Kim Reed, who previously held the top sales role before being named President and CEO on June 1. Sgambelluri has more than 23 years of leadership experience in the consumer packaged goods industry and most recently served as Vice President of Kellogg Company’s U.S. grocery business.
At Kellogg, Sgambelluri was responsible for $2.5 billion in sales, representing over 25% of the company’s business. He oversaw the entirety of Kellogg’s grocery portfolio serving national, regional and independent customers and led strategic joint business planning partnerships with major accounts that included Wal-Mart, 7-Eleven and Walgreens. Prior to his nearly two decades with Kellogg, Sgambelluri held positions at two national broker agencies, CROSSMARK and Advantage Sales & 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,” said Reed. “I am thrilled to welcome Shane to the ITG Brands team.”
Reporting to Shane will be Vice President of Customer Marketing Eduardo Lozano, Vice President of National Accounts Dyame Martin and Area Vice Presidents of Field Sales Craig Leiker (East), Jeff Eldridge (Central) and Kimberly Ross (West).
About ITG Brands
ITG Brands is America’s third-largest tobacco company and a member of the globally recognized Imperial Brands PLC family. We are part of a rich heritage of winning in the marketplace through forward thinking and operational integrity. ITG Brands is proud to offer some of the best-known cigarette, cigar and vape products in the world. For more information, visit itgbrands.com.