Archive for January, 2013

itm banner
Dyrbus to retire from Imperial Tobacco

Dyrbus to retire from Imperial Tobacco

| January 30, 2013

Mark Williamson has been appointed deputy chairman of the board at Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, effective immediately. Williamson joined the board in July 2007 and was appointed senior independent non-executive director in 2012, a role that he will continue to perform. He was formerly CFO of International Power PLC and is a non-executive director of […]

Read More

Former physician to US presidents joins BAT as non-executive director

Former physician to US presidents joins BAT as non-executive director

| January 30, 2013

Dr. Richard Tubb, a US citizen and former brigadier general, has been appointed as a non-executive director of British American Tobacco plc with effect from January 28. A BAT press note said that Tubb was one of the longest serving White House physicians, with his leadership spanning more than 14 years and serving the administrations […]

Read More

Vietnam to impose 18 year limit on buying and selling tobacco products

Vietnam to impose 18 year limit on buying and selling tobacco products

| January 30, 2013

Vietnam is set to impose a ban in which those under 18 years of age will not be allowed to sell tobacco products at retail outlets, nor buy them, according to a Vietnam News story. The ban is part of a long-term national plan approved by Prime Minister, Nguyen Tan Dung. It aims, in part, […]

Read More

Mid-February start for Zimbabwe sales

Mid-February start for Zimbabwe sales

| January 30, 2013

Zimbabwe’s tobacco marketing season is due to start with auction sales on February 15 and contract sales the following day. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chairperson, Monica Chinamasa, told journalists yesterday that four auction floors and seven buying teams would be operating this year. The auction floors are: Tobacco Sales Floor, Boka Tobacco Auction Floors, […]

Read More

Reynolds to webcast full-year results

Reynolds to webcast full-year results

| January 30, 2013

Reynolds American Inc. is due to host a conference call and webcast following the release of fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 financial results before the market opens on February 12. The conference call and webcast will start at 09.00 hours Eastern Time and be hosted by Daniel M. Delen, president and CEO, Thomas R. Adams, CFO, […]

Read More

Lorillard to webcast full-year results

Lorillard to webcast full-year results

| January 30, 2013

Lorillard is due to publish its fourth quarter and full year 2012 results on February 13. A conference call for analysts and investors, which will begin at 09.00 Eastern Time, will be hosted by Murray S. Kessler, chairman, president and CEO, and David H. Taylor, executive vice president, finance and planning, and CFO. Investors and […]

Read More