Lord Simon Cairns

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Lord Simon Cairns was a non-executive director of British American Tobacco from 1990 until he was made chairman in 1995.1

Cairns was a founder member of the Commonwealth Business Council (now the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council) and was a board member of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation until 2016.2

In March 2011, BAE Systems appointed him to an advisory role on its ethical responsibilities.3

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  1. J. Eisenhammer, Lord Cairns Awarded top job at BAT, Independent, 7 June 1995, accessed January 2020
  2. Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Foundation board meeting and retreat in Dubai, accessed January 2020
  3. Hansard, Financial crime and development, evidence to International Development select committee, 20 July 2011, accessed January 2020