Eric began his career in the tobacco industry in 1986, serving in various countries before being named Indonesian Dark Air Cured tobacco sales manager for Leafco/ Standard Commercial. In 1997, he joined CdF as Country Manager for the Dominican Republic. In 2004 he moved to North Brazil and in 2007 was appointed Country Manager CdF Brazilian operations. He returned to Indonesia in 2010 as Country Manager and since 2013 has been based in Springfield, TN. In 2014, Eric was appointed President of DAC Operations.