StockMarketWire.com - Tobacco giant British American Tobacco said Luc Jobin would succeed Richard Burrows as chairman.

Jobin would be appointed as chairman designate from 1 March 2021 and be appointed chairman on 28 April 2021.

Jobin joined the board in 2017 as an independent non-executive director.

During his executive career, he was president and chief executive officer of Canadian National Railway Company, prior to which he was executive vice president and chief financial officer.

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