News Release

Board appointment at British American Tobacco

27 July 2011

Ann Godbehere will become a Non-Executive Director of British American Tobacco plc with effect from 3 October 2011. Ann, who is a Canadian national with British citizenship, is currently serving on the Boards of Rio Tinto plc, UBS AG and Prudential plc.

Commenting on her appointment, Richard Burrows, Chairman of British American Tobacco plc, said: “I am delighted to be able to welcome another director with a proven international track record and I look forward to the contribution she will undoubtedly be able to make.”

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