Former PricewaterhouseCoopers UK senior partner Kieran Poynter will become a non-executive partner at the British American Tobacco (BAT) on 1 July.
BAT’s chief operating officer Nicandro Durante has been appointed chief executive and will take the reins of the company next February. He will succeed Paul Adams.
Durante joined BAT in 1981 and he has held senior management roles in Brazil, the UK and Hong Kong.
John Daly will succeed Durante as chief operating officer on 1 September.