Date : 11 January 2006

Change in Boardroom

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (MALAYSIA) BERHAD

Date of change

01/03/2006
Type of changeAppointment
DesignationManaging Director
DirectorateExecutive
NameMr Bart Alkemade
Age40
NationalityDutch
QualificationsMasters in Business Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam,
Netherlands
Masters in European Economics, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium
Working experience and occupation Mr Bart Alkemade joined British American Tobacco in February 1997 as General Manager of BAT Suriname, part of the Caribbean area cluster. From Suriname, he moved to West Africa as Area Marketing Manager, then to BATís corporate headquarters in Globehouse, London, UK as Global Brand Director Dunhill and finally Area Director Far East North, which comprises BATís businesses in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Prior to joining the BAT Group, Mr Bart Alkemade had worked for Procter & Gamble for 8 years in various brand and trade marketing functions.

Currently, Mr Bart Alkemade is the Chairman of the Tobacco Institute in Taiwan as well as Tobacco Association in Hong Kong and was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the European Chamber of Commerce and Trade in Taiwan.

Within BAT, he sits on the Board of Rothmans Far East BV and BAT Services UK Ltd, of which BAT Taiwan is a branch and is also the Chairman of BAT Hong Kong BV.
Directorship of public companies (if any)NIL
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuerNIL
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiariesNIL


Announcement Info

Company NameBRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (MALAYSIA) BERHAD  
Stock Name BAT    
Date Announced11 Jan 2006  
CategoryChange in Boardroom
Reference NoBA-060111-52144