Paul C.P. McIlhenny en Paul C.P. McIlhenny, CEO Of Company That Makes Tabasco Sauce, Dies The CEO and chairman of the company that makes Tabasco sauce has died in New Orleans. Paul C.P. McIlhenny was 68.<p>McIlhenny died Saturday, according to a Sunday <a href="">statement</a> from the Avery Island, La.-based McIlhenny Co.<p>"All of McIlhenny Company and the McIlhenny and Avery families are deeply saddened by this news," Tony Simmons, president of McIlhenny Company and fifth-generation McIlhenny family member, said in the statement. Sun, 24 Feb 2013 14:46:00 +0000 editor 29906 at