Mark Weissenberger the current Vice President of Marketing for Rocky Patel announced he has resigned from the company in an email. Mark stated that the departure was amicable and will continue to run the social media accounts for a time being.

The entirety of the letter read…

“Due to personal reasons, I have resigned as VP of Marketing from RPPC, effective January 4. This is an amicable parting, and I will continue to work independently for Rocky maintaining the company’s social media platforms for the immediate future as my family and I relocate to the northeast.

I am forever appreciative of the professional experience and industry knowledge gained over 14 productive years helping RPPC flourish. Moving forward, I will be pursuing sales and marketing ventures within this amazing industry that we all love so much.

A heartfelt “Thank You” to all the cigar industry media for your professionalism, correspondence and coverage during my tenure leading the RPPC marketing department. I will be available at the RPPC office through Friday, and my cell phone number will remain unchanged. As of Monday, January 7, please contact Art Director Rob Rimes ( for any marketing needs.”

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