A sad loss
DAVIDOFF PAY TRIBUTE TO CIGAR ENTHUSIAST AVO UVEZIAN
DAVIDOFF PAID ITS RESPECTS to talented composer and cigar lover Avo Uvezian who sadly passed away on March 24, just a short time after celebrating his 91st birthday.
A tremendous loss to the cigar industry, Avo was appreciated by all who had the pleasure come into contact with him, from consumers and retailers to manufacturers and acquaintances.
“Avo has been a huge personality across the globe and was part of the Davidoff family for over 30 years and we will sorely miss his passion, his personality and his wonderful talents as a cigar man and as a music man,” said Hans-kristian Hoejsgaard, CEO of Oettinger Davidoff.
Jim Young, President of Davidoff North America, said: “Avo was incredibly energised by his engagement with the business and was constantly bringing new ideas to think about. An evening with Avo was always an unforgettable evening of great conversation, laughter and warmth. We shall miss him deeply.”
A release from Davidoff added: “We extend our sincere condolences to Avo’s family – his wife Nivia, daughter Karyn, sons Jeffrey, Robert and Ronny and their families.”