The third and current president of Mike's Cigars is Oded Ben-Arie, who happens to be the son-in-law of Mike's second president, Oscar Boruchin. The late Mike Mersel was the first Mike who established the company back in 1950. On January 26, 2013, I took the opportunity to interview Oded at Mike's retail location at 1030 Kane Concourse in Bay Harbor, Florida, during the company's South Florida Cigar Extravaganza cigar event. The interview was recorded in wma format, and you can listen to it right now in your Windows Media Player. The program runs for just under 11 minutes, so you may want to minimize the pop up player and listen while continuing to surf around cigars.about.com.
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