‘I’m non-executive everywhere, is the way to describe me’
Richard Burrows made his name in Irish Distillers before serving as governor of Bank of Ireland. Now he has just delivered a ‘vintage year’ as chairman of British American Tobacco
In British American Tobacco’s latest annual report, chairman Richard Burrows describes the multibillion-pound purveyor of a leading cause of cancer as having had “a vintage year, driven by a successful strategy and winning culture”. The cover of the annual report depicts an attractive blonde woman enjoying a smoke, alongside montages of people of various nationalities cheerfully buying or consuming traditional and electronic cigarettes.
The former Bank of Ireland governor is justifiably...
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