News Release

Management Board Changes at British American Tobacco

09 February 2011

Rudi Kindts, Group Human Resources Director, is leaving the Management Board of British American Tobacco at the end of February 2011 by mutual agreement to pursue his interests in the Human Resources field elsewhere.

Commenting on the decision, Paul Adams, Chief Executive, said: “I would like to thank Rudi very much for the contribution to our success that he has made over his long career with the Group and wish him all the best for the future.”

Nicandro Durante, Chief Executive Designate, said a new appointment would be made in due course. “In the meantime, John Daly, Chief Operating Officer, reporting to me, will take on additional responsibility for human resources.”


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