british american tobacco p.l.c. sustainability report 2009 - Succession planning

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SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2009
Below you will find regional and country level data for our two succession goals. For more information on our succession management, please see the People and culture section of this Report.

Regions

Local succession coverage - 1:1:2 at business unit level

Percentage of business units with at least one local successor in the short term and two local successors in the long term for each senior position
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Percentage of business units with at least one local successor in the short term and two local successors in the long term for each senior position
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 20082009
Africa and Middle East4145
Americas5972
America-Pacific (Canada and Japan)57 
Asia-Pacific4854
Europe40 
Eastern Europe 38
Western Europe 41
Average*4955

Until the end of 2008 the Group was organised into five regions: Africa and Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, America-Pacific, Asia-Pacific and Europe.

From 1 January 2009, the regions were reorganised as Africa and Middle East, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe and Western Europe. Canada became part of the Americas region and Japan became a part of the Asia-Pacific region.

Due to the method used to collect data for this measure, 2008 figures are displayed in line with the previous regional structure.

*The 2008 average excludes Canada and Japan

Countries

Local succession coverage - 1:1:2 at business unit level

Percentage of local representation on business unit senior management teams
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Percentage of local representation on business unit senior management team by countries
Table
 20082009
Australia2945
Brazil8883
Canada4040
Germany1429
Malaysia5071
Nigeria3371
Russia190
South Africa6757
South Korea1433

Regions
Local top teams - 70:30 at business unit level

Percentage of local representation on business unit senior management teams.
Chart
Percentage of local representation on business unit senior management teams
Table
 20082009
Africa and Middle East4145
Americas5972
America-Pacific (Canada and Japan)57 
Asia-Pacific4854
Europe40 
Eastern Europe 38
Western Europe 41
Average*4955

Until the end of 2008 the Group was organised into five regions: Africa and Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, America-Pacific, Asia-Pacific and Europe.

From 1 January 2009, the regions were reorganised as Africa and Middle East, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe and Western Europe. Canada became part of the Americas region and Japan became a part of the Asia-Pacific region.

Due to the method used to collect data for this measure, 2008 figures are displayed in line with the previous regional structure.

*The 2008 average excludes Canada and Japan.

Countries
Local top teams - 70:30 at business unit level

Percentage of local representation on business unit senior management teams.
Chart
Percentage of local representation on business unit senior management teams.
Table
 20082009
Australia2945
Brazil8883
Canada4040
Germany1429
Malaysia5071
Nigeria3371
Russia190
South Africa6757
South Korea1433