May 17 (Reuters) - Spectris Plc ::Announces that Mark Williamson has been appointed to board as non-executive chairman with effect from conclusion of AGM.Agm to be held on 26 May 2017.Mark is currently chairman of Imperial Brands Plc and senior independent director and chairman of audit committee of National Grid Plc.
May 4 (Reuters) - Reynolds American Inc :Susan Cameron elected non-executive chairman.Board elected Cameron as non-executive chairman, effective May 1, 2017; Cameron has served as executive chairman since Jan. 1, 2017.Declared a quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock of $0.51 per share.
Imperial Brands Plc :Imperial brands cfo says translational benefits should add 9 percent to full-year earnings at current spot rates.Imperial brands cfo says expects foreign exchange markets to remain highly volatile in near term, such as in uk due to election.Imperial brands ceo says has seen a stronger reaction than expected in germany to eu pack regulations.Imperial brands executive says still sees more opportunity in vapour, rather than heated tobacco but if had to change mind, can make a move in number of months.Imperial exec sees opportunities for m&a in us vapor market but trick is finding the brand whose technology is original.
NTC Industries Ltd :Says re-appointment of Nilotpal Deb as managing director.
British American Tobacco Kenya : Says resignation of managing director, Keith Gretton to take effect from May 1, 2017 . Says Beverley Spencer-Obatoyinbo is the incoming managing director of the co effective May 2, 2017 Source: http://j.mp/2mzvxfC Further company coverage: [BAT.NR] (Bangalore.firstname.lastname@example.org).
ITC Ltd :ITC Ltd says appointed Sanjiv Puri as CEO.
Universal Corp : Universal corporation CFO to take temporary medical leave of absence . Universal corporation CFO to take temporary medical leave of absence . Universal Corp - George C. Freeman iii, chairman, president, and chief executive officer, will also act as company's principal financial officer . Universal Corp - during leave of absence, other executive officers will assume Moore's management duties while remaining in their current positions .Universal Corp - senior vice president and chief financial officer David C. Moore will be on temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately.
term target of 4-8 percent : Imperial brands ceo says tobacco industry consolidation is "not impossible but very difficult" . Imperial brands ceo says aims to reduce brand portfolio to about 125 brands, down from 184 now .Imperial brands exec says not planning to launch tobacco heating product but keeping an eye on developments.
British American Tobacco Plc : Tadeu Marroco, currently director business development, will be appointed as regional director Western Europe, with effect from Dec.1 2016 . Naresh Sethi, currently regional director Western Europe, will be appointed to role of director business development with effect from Dec.1 2016. .Naresh Sethi, currently regional director Western Europe, will be appointed to role of director business development with effect from Dec.1 2016.
Pobis TNC <016670.KQ> CO., Ltd; : Says it appoints Nam Gong Jung as co-CEO of the co, to replace Kim Hak Su, effective July 15 .Says current co-CEO, Lee Hyoek Su will still serve as co-CEO.