Pierre de Labouchere
Amidst rumours of “strategic disagreement” within the tobacco company, de Labouchere resigned with immediate effect on 18 December 2013.
He was succeeded by Thomas McCoy.
Long-Standing Career in the Tobacco Industry
In 1995 he was appointed President and Chief Executive of RJ Reynolds International, based in Geneva (Switzerland).
Led the Takeover of Gallaher in 2007
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