Cigar News: Mombacho Cigars Taps Indiana Ortez for General Manager -Nicaraguan Operations

Mombacho Cigars S.A. has hired Indiana Ortez as General Manager for the company’s Nicaraguan operations. The company continues its announcements of 15th year anniversary strategic changes as it prepares for an exciting new chapter in its history. Indiana brings years of deep tobacco knowledge and a fresh energy to Mombacho’s production team.

Hailing from Nicaragua’s oldest Nicaraguan tobacco family she brings with her many years of tobacco and production knowledge.

Cam Heaps, President of Mombacho Cigars S.A., commented:

“It is both an honor and a pleasure to have Indiana joining the Senior Management team at Mombacho. While Indiana’s impressive and broad expertise is a welcome asset, her passion, spirit, and management style will also be an important part of the company’s cultural vision.”

Indiana adds:

“Being the first Nicaraguan female General Manager of a cigar company like Mombacho challenges me twice as much because I feel the responsibility to carry the high legacy of women in our industry. This position allows me to keep my personal promise of working with well fermented tobaccos and continuing to push quality and consistency to an uncompromising place. Moving to the exciting colonial town of Granada, Nicaragua is also an exciting part of the role. Mombacho feels like a spaceship that is ready for take-off.”

Mombacho Cigars S.A. celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Global retailers and distributors interested in purchasing or learning more about Mombacho Cigars’ premium line of products are free to contact the company at [email protected].


Mombacho Cigars was founded in 2006 in Granada, Nicaragua. It is Granada’s only cigar factory and is nestled under the watchful eye of Volcan Mombacho. The factory is located in a 100-year-old Neo-Classical Mansion and is Nicaragua’s most visited cigar factory. The Mombacho family celebrates the beauty of Nicaragua, it’s people, culture, and tobacco by producing the full Nicaraguan experience.

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