At the company’s 2019 Annual General Meeting 18% of shareholders voted against Williamson’s re-election, reportedly due to concerns that Williamson had taken up too many Board positions elsewhere.
- Imperial Tobacco, Board of Directors: Mark Williamson, CA (SA), Imperial Brands website, undated, accessed February 2019
- Imperial Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Group PLC Annual Report and Accounts 2014, Imperial Brands website, accessed February 2019
- Chairman of Imperial Brands to quit amid board reform, The Times, 10 February 2019, accessed February 2019
- RTT News, Report: Imperial Brands Chairman to Step Down, Markets Insider, 11 February 2019, accessed February 2019