Category: People

Acting on child labor

Acting on child labor

| June 14, 2017

Another attempt is being made to change US law so that children will no longer be allowed to work in tobacco fields, with all the inherent dangers such work entails.

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Tobacco use falls in India

Tobacco use falls in India

| June 13, 2017

While the incidence of tobacco use in India has fallen significantly during the past seven years, the country still has about 267,000,000 users.

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Imperial appoints director

Imperial appoints director

| June 13, 2017

The chairman of PharmaCielo Limited, a Canada-based supplier of medicinal-grade cannabis oil extracts and related products, has been appointed to Imperial Brands’ board.

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Bangladeshi children smoking

Bangladeshi children smoking

| June 13, 2017

With two in five Bangladeshi school children reporting that they smoke, calls are being made to strengthen tobacco-control programs in the country.

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Kenyan workers seek dues

Kenyan workers seek dues

| June 6, 2017

Former employees of Alliance One Tobacco (Kenya) are going to court to try to force the company to hand over severance pay, but the company seems to be questioning whether they all worked for it.

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New CEO at PM USA

New CEO at PM USA

| June 6, 2017

Philip Morris USA has a new CEO and president.

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RAI names BAT-era team

RAI names BAT-era team

| May 31, 2017

According to a Reynolds American Inc. announcement, most of its senior team will remain in place after British American Tobacco acquires RAI, though a few will leave.

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RAI declares dividend

RAI declares dividend

| May 5, 2017

Reynolds American Inc.’s board of directors has declared its quarterly dividend and elected Susan M. Cameron non-executive chairman.

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Sacking veiled in vapor

Sacking veiled in vapor

| April 24, 2017

Some people are speculating that his opposition to electronic cigarettes was at least one of the factors that led to the sacking on Friday of the US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.

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Smoking linked to earnings

Smoking linked to earnings

| April 19, 2017

As in many other parts of the world, in South Korea it is those on lower incomes who tend to make up most of the country’s smokers.

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New board director

New board director

| March 31, 2017

T. Venkatesh has assumed charge as executive director of the Tobacco Board of India.

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New TA leadership

New TA leadership

| March 31, 2017

Hank Mozingo is the new president of Tobacco Associates, effective today.

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Qarimi joins Swisher

Qarimi joins Swisher

| March 23, 2017

Swisher International has appointed Stephan Qarimi as an international market manager and director of travel retail.

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CFO resumes duties

CFO resumes duties

| March 16, 2017

Universal Corp.’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Moore has returned from a temporary medical leave of absence.

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Inspiring women

Inspiring women

| March 14, 2017

A woman working in the tobacco industry figured prominently when Women In Leadership this year held its third annual Inspiring Women Awards in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Greer to lead TMA

Greer to lead TMA

| March 3, 2017

The TMA has appointed Christopher B. Greer as its new president and CEO.

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Winfried Hinz passes away

Winfried Hinz passes away

| February 20, 2017

Winfried Hinz, longtime managing director of the Mignot & De Block group, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 15, aged 72.

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Paul Doody passes away

Paul Doody passes away

| February 13, 2017

Paul Doody, global marketing director at Domino Printing Sciences, passed away on Jan. 11, 2017.

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Malkin joins Arent Fox

Malkin joins Arent Fox

| February 10, 2017

Brian J. Malkin has joined Arent Fox’s food, drug, medical device and agriculture practice.

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Norris to lead Altadis USA premium cigars

Norris to lead Altadis USA premium cigars

| February 4, 2017

Tabacalera USA has appointed Rob Norris as general manager of its Altadis USA premium cigar division.

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