British American Tobacco plc


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House Oversight Panel Subcommittee Hearing Will Also Address Status Of Trump Administration's Guidance On E-Cigarette Flavors FDA Tobacco Director To Testify -Statement

BAT Says Vapour Products Brand VUSE To Launch In UAE In Early 2020

Reynolds American Says Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) For Vuse Vapor Products Filed For Substantive Review By The FDA


About British American Tobacco plc

British American Tobacco p.l.c. is a tobacco and next generation products company. The Company's tobacco product range includes cigarettes, fine cut (roll-your-own and make-your-own tobacco) and Swedish-style snus. Its segments include Asia-Pacific, Americas, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA). The Asia-Pacific segment includes its operations in various countries, including Australia, Pakistan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, New Zealand and Bangladesh. The Americas segment includes its operations in various countries, including Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Venezuela. The Western Europe segment includes its operations in various countries, including Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, Romania, Spain, Italy, Poland and Croatia/Balkans. The EEMEA segment includes its operations in various countries, including Russia, Ukraine, South Africa, Turkey, Egypt, Nigeria and Algeria.



Contact Info

Globe House, 4 Temple Place


Executive Leadership

Richard George William Burrows

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Jack Marie Henry David Bowles

Chief Executive Officer, Director

Tadeu Luiz Marroco

Finance Director, Director - Group Transformation, Director

Ricardo Cesar de Almeida Oberlander

President and Chief Executive Officer of Reynolds American Inc.

Kingsley J. Wheaton

Chief Marketing Officer, Regional Director - Americas and Sub Saharan Africa (AMSSA)

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CORRECTED-BAT sees annual revenue growth in upper half of 3-5% range

British American Tobacco, the world's no. 2 tobacco company by revenue, said on Wednesday it expects full-year group revenue to grow in the upper half of its 3-5% long-term target range.

Reynolds American files for FDA review of e-cigarette

British American Tobacco Plc unit Reynolds American Inc said on Friday it had filed for a review of its Vuse e-cigarettes by the U.S. Food and Drug administration, giving it a lead over its main rival Juul Labs Inc.

REFILE-Reynolds American files for FDA review of e-cigarette

British American Tobacco Plc unit Reynolds American Inc said on Friday it had filed for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration review of its VUSE e-cigarettes.

BAT says none of its e-cigs linked to U.S. vaping illnesses as far as it knows

British American Tobacco Plc, the maker of Vype and Vuse e-cigarettes, said as far as it knows, none of its products were involved in recent cases of vaping-related illnesses in the United States.

UPDATE 2-Tariff delay, Morrisons help FTSE 100 stay afloat

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BAT stubs out 2,300 jobs as new CEO tackles tobacco sector changes

British American Tobacco <BATS.L> plans to lay off 4% of its workforce, including a fifth of senior managers, as recently-promoted chief executive Jack Bowles grapples with challenges to the group's legacy products and health fears over vaping.

British American Tobacco to cut 2,300 jobs by Jan 2020

British American Tobacco Plc said on Thursday it would lay off 2,300 employees globally by January as it looks to simplify its operational structure. (Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru; editing by Arun Koyyur)

BAT launches more vaping products in Japan to take on Philip Morris

British American Tobacco <BATS.L> said it would launch two new tobacco heating products in Japan under its glo brand, as it seeks to close the gap with market leader Philip Morris International Inc <PM.N> in the country's fast-growing vaping industry.

British American Tobacco's takeover of Twisp wins South Africa approval

British American Tobacco's (BAT) <BATS.L> proposed takeover of e-cigarette maker Twisp won approval from South Africa's Competition Tribunal on Tuesday after the UK-based group agreed to a series of conditions.

BAT and financials lift European stocks after Fed blow

European shares ended higher on Thursday as strong earnings from British American Tobacco and a multibillion dollar merger in the financial sector helped dispel early gloom after the U.S. Federal Reserve played down prospects for several rate cuts.

BAT shares light up as it streamlines new age brands

LONDON (REUTERS) - British American Tobacco <BATS.L> beat first-half sales forecasts on Thursday, helped by higher demand for e-cigarettes, and predicted a stronger performance in the second half as it focuses on a smaller number of fast-growing new age brands.

BAT revenue rises 4.6% on higher demand for tobacco heating products

LONDON, Aug 1 (REUTERS) - British American Tobacco Plc , the world's No. 2 tobacco company, reported higher first half sales on Thursday, helped by higher demand for its tobacco heating products, and said revenue growth would accelerate in the second half of the year.

UPDATE 2-FTSE rally out of steam as trade nerves return, BAT slides

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BAT warns of steeper declines in cigarette sales, shares slip

British American Tobacco (BAT), the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday warned of steeper declines in cigarette sales globally mainly due to waning demand in its main U.S. market, sending its shares lower.

BUZZ-British American Tobacco: 'Tasteless' outlook sparks old & new worries

** Cigarette maker British American Tobacco's shares fall as much as 6.2% to 2,882p; on track for worst day since mid-November

BUZZ-British American Tobacco: Falls as new products' outlook fail to light up

** Cigarette maker says H1 new category rev growth approaching FY forecast range, which analysts say could suggest some softness

BAT affirms FY targets, to consolidate new category portfolio

British American Tobacco on Wednesday said it expected revenue growth in its vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year, leading it to affirm its full-year targets.

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs

Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years.

British American Tobacco sees 2019 profit growth in face of tighter regulations

British American Tobacco Plc expects another year of good earnings growth in 2019, despite concerns of tighter regulations in the U.S., Chairman Richard Burrows said at the company's annual general meeting on Thursday.

British American Tobacco sees "good" earnings growth in 2019

British American Tobacco Plc expects another year of good earnings growth in 2019, Chairman Richard Burrows said at the company's annual general meeting on Thursday.

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