People: British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)

BTI on American Stock Exchange

118.42USD
29 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Burrows

68 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

57 2000 Group Legal and Security Director, General Counsel

Jean-Marc Levy

50 2014 Director - Special Projects

Andrew Gray

49 2014 Group Marketing Director

Nicola Snook

Secretary

Savio Kwan

65 2014 Non-Executive Director

Karen de Segundo

67 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

63 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 Group Legal and Security Director, General Counsel of British American Tobacco PLC. He Joined the Group in 1993 after a career at the Bar and in the pharmaceutical industry; Group’s Deputy General Counsel; appointed to the Management Board as Legal Director and General Counsel in August 2000; a Non-Executive Director of Reynolds American Inc. since 2004.

Jean-Marc Levy

Mr. Jean-Marc Levy is no longer Director - Special Projects of British American Tobacco PLC, effective 31st December 2014. He was appointed as Director, Special Projects with effect from 1st September 2014. He joined the Group in 1994 as Marketing Director in Switzerland; held a variety of marketing and general management roles in Europe and South East Asia; joined the Management Board as Director, Western Europe in April 2008.

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.

Nicola Snook

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.

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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