Jim Mortensen

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James (Jim) Mortensen was a Philip Morris International (PMI) executive who left the tobacco company in January 2017.[1]

Long Standing Career with Philip Morris

Mortensen started his career in the tobacco industry in 1989 when he joined Philip Morris USA.[1] In 1999, he became Senior Vice President Sales & Distribution at Miller Brewing Company (MBC), an affiliate of Philip Morris.[2] When Philip Morris sold MBC in 2002 to South African Breweries (which created SABMiller)[3], Mortensen joined PMI where he held several leadership positions until his departure in 2017, including:

  • Senior Vice President Human Resources (2014-2017)
  • President Latin America & Canada (2010- 2014)
  • Managing Director Mexico, Ecuador & Peru (2008-2010)
  • President Philip Morris Japan KK (2005-2008)
  • Vice President Marketing & Sales Philip Morris Japan KK (2002-2005)

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J. Mortensen, Linkedin profile, undated, accessed October 2017
  2. J. Mortensen, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Plaintiff, V. Philip Morris Incorporated, Defendant. Civil action No.1:99CV00185. Lorillard Tobacco Company, Plaintiff, V. Philip Morris Incorporated, Defendant. Civil Action No. 1:99CV00207. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, Plaintiff, V. Philip Morris Incorporated, Defendant. Civil Action No. 1:00CV00232. Declaration of James Mortensen, Truth Tobacco Industry Documents, 19 May 1999, Bates no: 2074098695-2074098702, accessed October 2017
  3. J. Day, Philip Morris sells Miller beer brand, The Guardian , 30 May 2002, accessed October 2017