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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Burrows

69 2009 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Nicandro Durante

57 2011 Chief Executive, Executive Director

J. Ben Stevens

54 2010 Chief Information Officer, Finance Director, Executive Director

Neil Withington

58 2000 Group Legal and Security Director, General Counsel

Kingsley Wheaton

2015 Managing Director - Next Generation Products

Andrew Gray

49 2014 Group Marketing Director

Jerome Abelman

2015 Group Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Director

Tadeu Marroco

2014 Business Development Director

John Vandermeulen

2014 Regional Director - EEMEA

Nicola Snook

Secretary

Susan Farr

2015 Non-Executive Director

Savio Kwan

65 2014 Non-Executive Director

Pedro Sampaio Malan

2015 Non-Executive Director

Dimitri Panayotopoulos

2015 Non-Executive Director

Karen de Segundo

68 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ann Godbehere

59 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christine Morin-Postel

67 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Gerard Murphy

59 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kieran Poynter

64 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Tubb

54 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. He has been Chief Executive of Irish Distillers; Co-Chief Executive of Pernod Ricard; Goveror of the Bank of Ireland; 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 serves as COO from 2008; Regional Director for Africa and Middle East and member of the Management Board from 2006; senior general management roles in Brazil (including President of Souza Cruz) and in the UK and Hong Kong; has wide experience in senior international finance and management roles within the Group. Holds a degree in finance, economics and business administration.

J. Ben Stevens

Mr. J. Ben Stevens is Chief Information Officer, Finance Director, Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC. He has been Senior Group finance and general management roles; Head of Merger Integration following the merger with Rothmans; Chairman and Managing Director of the Pakistan Tobacco Company and British American Tobacco Russia; appointed to the Management Board in 2001 as Development Director becoming Director, Europe in 2004. Holds a BA (Hons.) in Economics from Manchester University and an MBA from Manchester Business School.

Neil Withington

Mr. Neil R. Withington is no longer serve as Group Legal and Security Director, General Counsel of British American Tobacco PLC., effective 30th April 2015. Neil has had an extensive senior leadership career with BAT. Joining BAT Industries in 1993 as a senior mergers and acquisitions lawyer, Neil was appointed to his current role on the Management Board in 2000. Neil has also been a director of our associate business in the US, Reynolds American, for the last 10 years.

Kingsley Wheaton

Mr. Kingsley Wheaton has been appointed as Managing Director - Next Generation Products of British American Tobacco PLC., effective 1st January 2015. Kingsley has been with the company for 18 years and a member of the Management Board since 2012.

Andrew Gray

Mr. Andrew M. Gray has been appointed as Group Marketing Director of British American Tobacco PLC, effective 1st September 2014. He joined the Group in 1987; held a variety of senior marketing and general management roles in South America (including President of Souza Cruz in Brazil) and also in Central America, the Caribbean and Malaysia; joined the Management Board as Director, Africa and Middle East region in January 2008.

Jerome Abelman

Mr. Jerome Abelman has been appointed as Group Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Director of the Company effective 1st January 2015. Jerry has been with the BAT Group for 12 years. Prior to his current role, Jerry was most recently Regional General Counsel - Asia Pacific.

Tadeu Marroco

Mr. Tadeu Marroco has been appointed as Business Development Director of the Company, effective 1st September 2014. In addition to his current role leading Strategy and M&A, Tadeu will assume responsibility for IT, including the roll-out of the TaO Programme. Tadeu joined British American Tobacco in Brazil 22 years ago. He has held various senior finance positions, including Regional Finance Controller - EEMEA and Group Finance Controller.

John Vandermeulen

Mr. Johan Vandermeulen has been appointed as Regional Director - EEMEA of the Company, with effect from 1st September 2014. Johan has been with the BAT Group for 21 years. Prior to running the Russian business, he was General Manager - Turkey and also Global Brand Director - Kent.

Nicola Snook

Susan Farr

Ms. Susan Jane Farr has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC., effective 2 February 2015. She is the former Chairwoman of both The Marketing Society and the Marketing Group of Great Britain and, since 2003, has been an Executive Director of Chime Communications, the listed provider of communications services in the advertising, marketing and public relations fields. With a distinguished career in corporate communications, in both agency and large private and public sector organisations such as the BBC and Vauxhall Motors, she has considerable expertise in marketing, branding and consumer issues. Sue Farr also has significant experience as a Plc Non-Executive Director. In addition to her non-executive roles with UK dairy food company Dairy Crest, hotel operator Millennium & Copthorne and wood technology company, Accsys Technologies, Farr was previously a Non-Executive Director with New Look, the global fashion retailer.

Savio Kwan

Mr. Savio Kwan is Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC. 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 Chief Operating Officer and later, a Non-Executive Director. He is a founding partner and CEO of A&K Consulting Co Ltd, advising entrepreneurs about start-up businesses in China. Born in Hong Kong, Mr Kwan speaks fluent Mandarin and English. His international career has seen him live in China, the US, Singapore and the UK. He is a visiting Professor at Henley Business School and a regular lecturer on Chinese business strategy and leadership.

Pedro Sampaio Malan

Dr. Pedro Sampaio Malan has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC., effective 2 February 2015. He served as the Finance Minister of Brazil from 1995 to 2002, having been President of the Central Bank of Brazil from August 1993 to year end 1994, and before that the Chief External Debt Negotiator for Brazil from mid-1991 to 1993. Dr. Malan is currently a member of the Boards of utility company EDP - Energias do Brasil (since 2006) and construction and industrial maintenance company Mills Estruturas e Serviços de Engenharia S/A (since 2010). He has also served on the Board of Souza Cruz S.A, an associate company of British American Tobacco, since 2010, a position he will step down from following his appointment to the Board of British American Tobacco. An expert in international macro-economic policy, Dr. Malan is a former Chairman of the Board of the Unibanco bank (2004 - 2008) and continues to sit as Chairman of the International Advisory Board of Itaú Unibanco. Dr. Malan is also a Director of Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company, a position he's held since 2011 and has been a member of the Temasek International Panel since 2012.

Dimitri Panayotopoulos

Mr. Dimitri Panayotopoulos has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco PLC., effective 2 February 2015. He has been a Senior Advisor at the Boston Consulting Group, the global management consulting firm, since April 2014 and is a Board member at Logitech International. A former Vice Chairman and Advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble, where he started his career in 1977 as a salesman in the UK, he has significant international sales and brand building expertise having spent time working in Switzerland, Germany, Egypt and China. During his time at Procter & Gamble, Mr Panayotopoulos was involved in and led on significant breakthrough innovations and continued to focus on this, speed to market and scale across all of Procter & Gamble's businesses while Vice Chairman of all the Global Business Units. He retired from Procter & Gamble in January 2014.

Karen de Segundo

Dr. Karen M. A. de Segundo is Non-Executive Independent Director of British American Tobacco PLC. She serves as Senior executive roles before retiring as CEO Shell International Renewables and President Shell Hydrogen in 2005. Holds a Masters degree in Law from Leiden University, an MBA from Michigan State University and 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. She is Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Re Group; Chief Financial Officer of Northern Rock during the initial phase of its public ownership; and Fellow of the Certified General Accountants of Canada.

Christine Morin-Postel

Madam Christine J. M. Morin-Postel is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of British American Tobacco PLC. She serves as 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. He is Chief Executive Officer of Kingfisher plc, Carlton Communications plc, Exel plc, Greencore Group plc; senior operating roles at Grand Metropolitan plc (now Diageo plc). Holds a BSc and PhD in food technology from University College Cork and a MBS in Marketing from University College Dublin.

Kieran Poynter

Mr. Kieran Charles Poynter is Non-Executive Independent Director of British American Tobacco PLC. He is Chartered Accountant; Chairman and Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers until 2008; 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.

Richard Tubb

Dr. Richard Tubb is Non-Executive Independent Director of British American Tobacco PLC. White House Physician from 1995 to 2009, including Physician to the President of the United States from 2002 until retirement in 2009; Clinical Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University; Brigadier General (retired), US Air Force and various medical positions in the US Air Force. Awarded his Doctor of Medicine in 1985.

Mike Nightingale

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