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Airton L. Hentschke

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Airton L. Hentschke, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has more than 24 years of experience in leaf operations with Universal. Mr. Hentschke previously served as Executive Vice President of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Inc., since 2013, and Regional Director for the Company's operations in South America, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Leaf Tabacos Limitada in Brazil, since 1991.