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February 07, 2016 4:08 AM ET


Company Overview of British American Tobacco p.l.c.

Company Overview

British American Tobacco p.l.c. manufactures and sells tobacco products. It provides cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco, cigars, and snus, as well as other nicotine products, and electronic cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Rothmans, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, State Express 555, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, and John Player Gold Leaf brands. It sells its products in the Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Eastern and Western Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The company was formerly known as B.A.T Industries p.l.c. and changed its name to British American Tobacco p.l.c. in September 1998. British American Tobacco p.l.c. was foun...

Globe House

4 Temple Place

London,  WC2R 2PG

United Kingdom

Founded in 1902

57,478 Employees


44 20 7845 1000

Key Executives for British American Tobacco p.l.c.

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Age: 58
Total Annual Compensation: $2.8M
Chief Information Officer, Finance Director and Executive Director
Age: 56
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. Key Developments

British American Tobacco Signs Vapour Collaboration Agreement R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

British American Tobacco announced that it has signed a vapour products technology-sharing agreement with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJRTC). The signing of the agreement comes following an announcement of a term sheet between the parties in September 2015. The agreement provides a framework for collaboration and mutual cross-licensing of the parties' vapour product technologies up to 31 December 2022. The collaboration also contemplates joint R&D activities and co-operation on regulatory, scientific and manufacturing issues relating to vapour products.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. Presents at Nomura West Coast Consumer Conference, Dec-02-2015

British American Tobacco p.l.c. Presents at Nomura West Coast Consumer Conference, Dec-02-2015 . Venue: The St Regis San Francisco Hotel, 125 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. Speakers: Ben Stevens, Group Finance Director, Mike Nightingale, Head of Investor Relations.

Altria Group, Japan Tobacco And British American Tobacco Reportedly Seek Acquisition Of Imperial Tobacco

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), Japan Tobacco Inc. (TSE:2914) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LSE:BATS) are seeking to acquire Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LSE:IMT), according to some chatter in the city. Japan Tobacco could bid for Imperial Tobacco very soon, as reported by Daily Telegraph.

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