Andrew Gray

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Andrew MacLachlan Gray has been a member of the British American Tobacco (BAT) management team from 2008.

On 31 August 2017, BAT announced that Gray, then Director Marketing, was appointed Chief Marketing Officer, with effect from 1 October 2017.[1]

In his role as Director Marketing, Gray was responsible, among other things, for marketing BAT’s e-cigarette Vype.[2]

Career with British American Tobacco

Gray joined BAT’s Brazilian subsidiary, Souza Cruz, in 1986.[3]

He has held several leadership positions, including:[3][4]

  • Director Marketing (2014)
  • Regional Director for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (2011)
  • Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East (2008)
  • President Souza Cruz (2006)
  • General Manager BAT Malaysia (2004)
  • Area Director for Central America & the Caribbean

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  1. British American Tobacco, Management Board Changes, News Release 31 August 2017, accessed September 2017
  2. R. Parsons, Lucky Strike owner promotes Andrew Gray to top marketing job,, 29 August 2014, accessed July 2017
  3. 3.0 3.1 British American Tobacco, Management Board: Our leadership team, undated, accessed July 2017
  4. Bloomberg, British American Tobacco Plc- Andrew Maclachlan Gray undated, accessed July 2017