Hartman Joins Finiti E-Cigarettes

New VP of sales will grow relationships with national wholesalers

Published in CSP Daily News

NORTHBROOK, Ill. -- Finiti Branding Group LLC, maker of Finiti Electronic Cigarettes, has announced that Tom Hartman is joining the Finiti team as its new vice president of sales. Hartman will oversee the growth of sales and distribution channels within Finiti's national division, including relationships with national wholesalers including McLane, Core-Mark, Grocery Supply Co., Hackney, Eby Brown, Dot Foods and Liberty USA.

Hartman joins Finiti after more than 20 years at RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. (RJRT), where he was responsible for various regional sales positions. Throughout his career at RJRT, Hartman was integral in seeing a 30% growth in market share. In addition to his work with RJRT, Hartman was vice president of sales for McLane Co.'s Southwest and High Plains divisions. Through Hartman's consultative sales approach, his sales team was ranked one of the top teams at McLane.

"We are excited and thrilled to have Tom join our family," said Russell Stone, president of Finiti Branding Group, Northbrook, Ill. "His experience and understanding of both the tobacco industry and first-hand experience with wholesalers will be key to our continued growth. At Finiti, we are working to earn the trust of both the retail and consumer communities, and Tom embodies the same high ethical standards and values that we do at Finiti."

Finiti e-cigarettes are a smoking alternative for customers. Finiti offers a full line of electronic cigarette products and accessories that offer retailers an opportunity to capture the changing smoker market. The Finiti disposable e-cigarette is equivalent to two packs of regular cigarettes, the company said, and comes in traditional tobacco and menthol flavors.

As a company, Finiti prides itself in the responsible manufacturing and marketing of it products, which are quality tested and assured to provide an odorless, smokeless experience. Finiti uses high design, retail-ready packaging that clearly communicates product benefits.

Finiti ecigarettes are sold in multiple national retail locations throughout the United States, as well as online.