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British American Tobacco PLC
11 September 2020

British American Tobacco p.l.c.

11 September 2020


British American Tobacco Announces Board Appointment

Karen Guerra will join the Board of British American Tobacco p.l.c. as an independent Non-Executive Director and member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committees with effect from 14 September 2020.

Karen is currently a Non-Executive Director of Amcor p.l.c. since June 2019 (having previously been a Non-Executive Director of Amcor Limited between 2010 and 2019 prior to its listing on the NYSE) and Electrocomponents p.l.c. since January 2013.

Previously, Karen has held a variety of executive roles, including President and Director General of Colgate Palmolive France, and Chairman and Managing Director of Colgate Palmolive UK Limited. Karen has also served as a Non-Executive Director of Swedish Match A.B, Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A., Paysafe p.l.c., Inchcape p.l.c. and Samlerhuset B.V..  

Commenting on the appointment, Richard Burrows, Chairman, said: "I would like to welcome Karen to the Board of British American Tobacco. Karen brings with her a range of valuable international experience, particularly in marketing and consumer goods, and I am looking forward to her contribution to the Board".



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