Directorate Change

RNS Number : 1549P
Imperial Brands PLC
07 February 2023





Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) No. 549300DFVPOB67JL3A42


7 February 2023




Imperial Brands PLC is pleased to announce that Andrew Gilchrist will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1 March 2023.


Andrew, who was Chief Financial Officer of Reynolds American Inc until its acquisition by British American Tobacco (BAT) in 2017, has two decades of operational and financial experience in the tobacco sector. At Reynolds, Andrew held a range of leadership positions, including Chief Information Officer, Chief Commercial Officer and Business Development Director. Earlier in his career, he worked for BAT in marketing and planning roles.


Chair Thérèse Esperdy said "I am delighted to welcome Andrew to the Board. As well as the combination of his commercial and financial experience across our industry, he has a proven track record of business development, strategic planning and business integration. These skills and capabilities will further strengthen the Board's effectiveness, as we continue the transformation of Imperial Brands."


Andrew will also join the Audit Committee and the People and Governance Committee with effect from 1 March 2023.


There are no other changes to Committee memberships.


This announcement is made in accordance with LR 9.6.11. Other than as set out above, there are no further details required to be disclosed under LR 9.6.13 in connection with Andrew's appointment.





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