Mike de la Fargue

President and Chief Executive Officer


Mike, a born-and-raised Zimbabwean, graduated with a Bachelor of Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town. A member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Mike has worked in the tobacco industry for more than 20 years with Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Tribac Leaf Limited and most recently as Vice President Leaf Services Africa for Japan Tobacco International. He was appointed President and CEO of Hail & Cotton International Group and Hail & Cotton Inc. in 2014 and is based in Springfield, Tenn.