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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Burrows

70 2009 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Nicandro Durante

59 2011 Chief Executive, Executive Director

J. Ben Stevens

56 2014 Finance Director, Executive Director

Jerome Abelman

52 2015 Director, Legal & External Affairs and General Counsel

Kingsley Wheaton

43 2015 Managing Director - Next Generation Products

Andrew Gray

51 2014 Director, Marketing

Giovanni Giordano

50 2011 Director, Group Human Resources

Jack Bowles

52 2013 Regional Director, Asia-Pacific

Alan Davy

52 2013 Director, Operations

Tadeu Marroco

49 2016 Regional Director Western Europe

David O'Reilly

49 2012 Group Scientific Director

Ricardo Oberlander

52 2013 Regional Director, Americas

Naresh Sethi

49 2016 Director of Business Development

Johan Vandermeulen

48 2014 Regional Director, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa

Nicola Snook

Secretary

Susan Farr

59 2015 Non-Executive Director

Marion Helmes

50 2016 Non-Executive Director

Savio Kwan

67 2014 Non-Executive Director

Pedro Malan

73 2015 Non-Executive Director

Dimitri Panayotopoulos

64 2015 Non-Executive Director

Karen de Segundo

69 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ann Godbehere

61 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christine Morin-Postel

69 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Gerard Murphy

61 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kieran Poynter

65 2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard Tubb

56 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mike Nightingale

Head - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Burrows

Mr. Richard Burrows is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of British American Tobacco PLC. And member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committees of Rentokil Initial plc; Supervisory Board member, member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee at Carlsberg A/S. Skills and experience: Richard brings considerable consumer goods and international business experience to the Board, having been Chief Executive of Irish Distillers and Co-Chief Executive of Pernod Ricard. Prior to joining the Board, Richard was Governor of the Bank of Ireland. Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland.

Nicandro Durante

Mr. Nicandro Durante is Chief Executive, Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC. He has been member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc. Skills and experience: Nicandro has extensive leadership skills developed in various senior international roles within the Group. He joined Souza Cruz in Brazil in 1981, rising to become President of that company. Nicandro joined the Management Board in 2006 as Regional Director for the Africa and Middle East region and joined the Board in 2008 as Chief Operating Officer.

J. Ben Stevens

Mr. J. Ben Stevens is Finance Director, Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC. He joined the Group in 1990 and has broad international experience spanning both senior finance and general management roles. He was Head of Merger Integration following the merger with Rothmans and Chairman and Managing Director of both Pakistan Tobacco Company and British American Tobacco Russia. Ben was appointed to the Management Board in 2001 as Development Director and became Director, Europe, in 2004.

Jerome Abelman

Mr. Jerome Abelman is Director, Legal & External Affairs and General Counsel of the Company. He joined the Management Board as Group Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Director in January 2015. He has been with the British American Tobacco Group for 12 years and has held a number of roles in the Legal function. Jerry was most recently Regional General Counsel, Asia-Pacific from 2010 to 2014, before becoming Assistant General Counsel – Corporate & Commercial. With effect from 1 May 2015, Jerry will replace Neil Withington and will be appointed to the combined role of Group General Counsel and Legal and Corporate Affairs Director.

Kingsley Wheaton

Mr. Kingsley Wheaton is Managing Director - Next Generation Products of British American Tobacco PLC., effective 1st January 2015. He was appointed Managing Director, Next Generation Products, in January 2015. He joined the Group in 1996 and has held a number of roles in Marketing. He was Marketing Director in Nigeria and Russia, before becoming General Manager in Russia. He was then the Global Brand Director responsible for the Kent and Vogue brands, before taking his place on the Management Board in January 2012 as Deputy Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Director. In June 2012 he was appointed Director, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs.

Andrew Gray

Mr. Andrew M. Gray is Director, Marketing of British American Tobacco PLC, Since September 2014. He joined the Management Board as Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East in January 2008 before being appointed Regional Director for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) in January 2011. Joining Souza Cruz as an intern in 1986, he went on to hold a number of senior management positions in South America and the Caribbean (including President of Souza Cruz) and also in Malaysia.

Giovanni Giordano

Mr. Giovanni Giordano is Director, Group Human Resources of British American Tobacco PLC. He joined the Management Board of British American Tobacco in June 2011. He is an international human resources executive with wide experience from senior roles at Procter & Gamble and Ferrero, where he was Chief Corporate Officer.

Jack Bowles

Mr. Jack Marie Henry David Bowles is Regional Director, Asia-Pacific of British American Tobacco PLC. He became Regional Director for Asia-Pacific in January 2013. Joining the Group in 2004, he was Chairman of British American Tobacco France in 2005, before taking up the role of Managing Director of British American Tobacco Malaysia in 2007. He joined the Management Board as Regional Director for Western Europe in October 2009 before becoming Regional Director for the Americas in October 2011.

Alan Davy

Mr. Alan Davy is Director, Operations of British American Tobacco PLC. He was appointed to the Management Board as Group Operations Director in March 2013. He joined the Group in 1988 and has held various roles in manufacturing, supply chain and general management. Alan previously held the position of Group Head of Supply Chain.

Tadeu Marroco

Mr. Tadeu Luiz Marroco has been appointed as Regional Director Western Europe of the Company., effective 1 December 2016. He joined the Management Board as Business Development Director in September 2014. In addition to his role leading Strategy and M&A, Tadeu is responsible for IT, including the roll-out of the Group’s revised operating model and single IT operating system. Tadeu joined British American Tobacco in Brazil over 20 years ago. He has held various senior finance positions, including Regional Finance Controller, EEMEA, and Group Finance Controller.

David O'Reilly

Mr. David O'Reilly is Group Scientific Director of British American Tobacco Plc. He has been with British American Tobacco for over 20 years and has held various positions in Group Research and Development. He has led the Group’s R&D efforts to develop reduced toxicant products and has also been Head of International Public Health & Scientific Affairs, responsible for engagement with the scientific, medical and public health communities.

Ricardo Oberlander

Mr. Ricardo Cesar de Almeida Oberlander is Regional Director, Americas of British American Tobacco PLC. He joined Souza Cruz in May 1989 and has held various roles including Marketing Director of our Malaysian business, Regional Marketing Manager for the Americas, General Manager in France and Global Consumer Director. Ricardo joined the Board of the Group’s associate company, Reynolds American Inc., in December 2014 and was appointed to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council Latin America Advisory Board on 3 February 2016.

Naresh Sethi

Mr. Naresh Sethi has been appointed as Director of Business Development of British American Tobacco Plc, effective 1 December 2016. He was appointed Regional Director for Western Europe in January 2013. Naresh has been with the company for over 27 years and has been a member of the Management Board since 2012. From 1 December 2016, this role, which has responsibility for Group Strategy and Planning and Information Technology, will also be responsible for Global Business Services and the Enterprise Operating Model Transformation. He was Marketing Director in Japan and then the Group’s General Manager. He became Group Head of Strategy and Planning and was appointed Director, Group Business Development in 2012.

Johan Vandermeulen

Mr. Johan Vandermeulen is Regional Director, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa of the Company, He joined the Management Board as Regional Director for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa in September 2014. He has been with British American Tobacco for more than 20 years and was previously General Manager in Russia, General Manager in Turkey and in the marketing function he was Global Brand Director for the Kent brand.

Nicola Snook

Susan Farr

Ms. Susan Jane Farr is Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC., since February 2015. She has been member of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Nominations Committees. Key appointments: Special Advisor, Chime Group; NED, member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees and Chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of Dairy Crest Group plc; NED and member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committees of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc; NED and member of the Audit and Nominations & Remuneration Committees of Accsys Technologies PLC. Skills and experience: Sue brings considerable expertise in marketing, branding and consumer issues to the Board. Sue is a former Chairwoman of both the Marketing Society and the Marketing Group of Great Britain. Prior to joining the Chime Group in 2003, where she was Director, Strategic and Business Development until 2015, Sue’s career in corporate communications included roles with the BBC and Vauxhall Motors.

Marion Helmes

Dr. Marion Helmes has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective August 1, 2016. Dr Helmes brings with her a wealth of international business skills and experience which includes recent senior executive roles at Celesio AG, the German healthcare and pharmaceutical company. Dr Helmes will serve as a member of the Audit Committee and will also sit on the Nominations Committee.

Savio Kwan

Mr. Savio Kwan is Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC., since January 2014. He is Co-Founder and CEO of A&K Consulting Co Ltd, advising entrepreneurs and their start-up businesses in China; Visiting Professor at Henley Business School; Member of APAC Advisory Board of UBS Wealth Management, UBS AG Hong Kong Branch; Non-Executive Director of The Hong Kong Entrepreneur Fund. Skills and experience: Savio brings significant business leadership experience of Greater China and Asia to the Board. During his extensive career he has worked broadly in technology for General Electric, BTR plc and Alibaba Group, China’s largest internet business, where he was both Chief Operating Officer and, later, a Non-Executive Director.

Pedro Malan

Dr. Pedro Sampaio Malan has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC., since February 2015. He has been member of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Nominations Committees. Key appointments: Chairman of the International Advisory Board of Itaú Unibanco; member of the Advisory Board of EDP – Energias do Brasil SA; NED of Mills Estruturas e Servicos de Engenharia SA; Trustee of the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles; member of the Temasek International Panel. Skills and experience: Pedro has extensive experience of Brazilian trade and industry and an in-depth knowledge of the international economy. Pedro was Minister of Finance for Brazil from 1995 to 2002, having been President of the Central Bank of Brazil from 1993 to 1994, and before that Chief External Debt Negotiator for Brazil from mid-1991 to 1993. He is a former Chairman of Unibanco and was NED of Souza Cruz S.A. from 2010 to 2015.

Dimitri Panayotopoulos

Mr. Dimitri E. Panayotopoulos is Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC., since February 2015. He is senior Advisor at The Boston Consulting Group; NED and member of the Compensation Committee of Logitech International S.A. Skills and experience: Dimitri has extensive general management and international sales and brand building expertise. He was Vice Chairman and Advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble (P&G), where he started his career in 1977. During his time at P&G Dimitri led on significant breakthrough innovations and continued to focus on this, speed to market and scale across all of P&G’s businesses while Vice Chairman of all the Global Business Units.

Karen de Segundo

Dr. Karen M. A. de Segundo is Non-Executive Independent Director of British American Tobacco PLC. since 2007., She has been Chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee; member of the Nominations Committee. Will retire at the conclusion of the 2016 AGM. Key appointments: Supervisory Board Member and member of the Finance & Investment and Nomination Committees at E.ON SE; member of the Board and member of the Audit Committee of Pöyry Oyj; NED of Cubico Sustainable Investments Holdings Limited. Skills and experience: Karen has considerable leadership experience of global business. Karen spent more than 30 years with Shell, holding various senior executive roles before retiring as CEO Shell International Renewables and President Shell Hydrogen in 2005. Karen is a Council Member of the Anglo Netherlands Society.

Ann Godbehere

Ms. Ann Frances Godbehere is Non-Executive Independent Director of British American Tobacco plc. since 2011. She has been member of the Nominations Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited; NED, member of the Audit Committee and Chair of the Compensation Committee of UBS Group AG and UBS AG; NED, member of the Nomination and Risk Committees and Chair of the Audit Committee of Prudential plc. Skills and experience: Ann has more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. She spent ten years at Swiss Re Group, latterly as Chief Financial Officer from 2003 to 2007. From 2008 until 2009 she was Chief Financial Officer of Northern Rock during the initial phase of its public ownership. Ann is a Fellow of the Certified General Accountants of Canada and a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants.

Christine Morin-Postel

Ms. Christine J. M. Morin-Postel is no longer the Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of British American Tobacco PLC, effective December 6, 2016. Since April 2013; Non-Executive Director since 2007; member of the Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees. Key appointments: NED and member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert S.A. Skills and experience: Chief Executive of Société Générale de Belgique, Executive Vice-President and member of the Executive Committee of Suez and Chairman and CEO of Crédisuez S.A.; studied political sciences and graduated from the Institut de Contrôle Gestion.

Gerard Murphy

Dr. Gerard Murphy, Ph.D., is Non-Executive Independent Director of British American Tobacco PLC. since 2009. He is Chairman of the Executive Committee of The Blackstone Group International Partners LLP; Chairman of Ideal Shopping Direct; and Supervisory Board member of Intertrust N.V. and Jack Wolfskin. Skills and experience: Gerry brings wide-ranging senior board level and general management experience to the Board. He was Chief Executive Officer of Kingfisher plc, Carlton Communications plc, Exel plc and Greencore Group plc, and held senior operating roles at Grand Metropolitan plc (now Diageo plc).

Kieran Poynter

Mr. Kieran Charles Poynter is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC. He has been Chairman of the Remuneration Committee; member of the Audit and Nominations Committees. Key appointments: NED and member of the Audit and Compliance and Safety Committees of International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A.; Chairman and Chair of the Nominations, Audit and Compliance and Risk and Remuneration Committees of F&C Asset Management plc. Skills and experience: Kieran brings a wealth of financial and international experience to the Board. He was Chairman and Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2000 to his retirement in 2008, having started as a graduate trainee in 1971; and is a former Chairman of Nomura International PLC. Kieran served on the President’s Committee of the Confederation of British Industry and as member of an advisory committee for the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Kieran is a Chartered Accountant.

Richard Tubb

Dr. Richard Tubb is Non-Executive Independent Director of British American Tobacco PLC., since January 2013. He has been member of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Nominations Committees. Will retire at the conclusion of the 2016 AGM. Key appointments: White House Physician Emeritus; member of the Board of Reference for Project Rescue; Senior Managing Director, Shoreland, Inc; advisory position at Lonsdale. Skills and experience: Richard is a leading public health figure actively involved in the science and policy development of tobacco harm reduction and alternative nicotine products. He was White House Physician from 1995 to 2009, including Physician to the President of the United States from 2002 until his retirement in 2009. Prior to that, Richard was Clinical Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University (retired) and Brigadier General (retired) in the US Air Force.

Mike Nightingale