Global Tobacco Networking Forum 2014

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The Global Tobacco Networking Forum (GTNF) was an annual tobacco industry conference, which was rebranded in 2015 to the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum.

The GTNF 2014 was held in October in West Virginia in the United States.[1]

Speakers included:[1]

  • Mike Adamson- Responsible for technology strategy at British American Tobacco
  • António Abrunhosa – CEO of the International Tobacco Growers Association
  • Kevin Altman – Technical consultant to US Council of Independent Tobacco Manufacturers of America and to the Small Business Cigar Association
  • Colin Archibald – Global head of agronomy at Alliance One, a tobacco leafmerchant
  • James Arnold – Director of external affairs, Philip Morris International R&D
  • Vivien Azer – Tobacco industry analyst, Cowen and Co
  • Patrick Basham – Director of the Democracy Institute
  • Clive Bates – Founder of consulting and advocacy practice Counterfactual
  • John Bellinger – Co-owner of Evolv, which designs electronic components for vapour devices
  • Erik Bloomquist - Tobacco industry analyst, Berenberg Bank
  • Robert Brown –Vice president and managing director of American public relations firm Ruder Finn
  • Rob Burton – Head of corporate and regulatory affairs at White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes
  • Jeannie Cameron – Founder and managing director of JCIC International
  • John Cameron – Founder of Emperor Brands
  • Susan Cameron – CEO of Reynolds American (RAI) and president of RAI Services Company
  • Gal Cohen – Head of scientific and regulatory affairs for vapour technology company Ploom
  • Simon Clark – Director of Forest and founder of The Free Society
  • Adrian Cooper – CEO of economic consultancy Oxford Economics
  • Alex Crawford – Area sales manager of Tomra Sorting Solutions (a provider of sensor based sorting equipment)
  • Geoff Curtin – Senior director within regulatory oversight department, RAI Services Company
  • Phil Daman – Founding member of American law firm Daman and Associates
  • Jim Dillard – Senior vice president regulatory affairs, at Altria Client Services
  • Michelle Dowle – International scientific affairs manager at British American Tobacco
  • Ewan Duncan – Head of the Anti-Illicit Trade Intelligence Unit at British American Tobacco
  • Carlo Einarsson – Business development director for Swedish packaging company BillerudKorsnäs in Aisa
  • Brian Fernandes –Operationds director for CWT-ASI (logistics company that operates to and from sub-Saharan Africa)
  • Brian Fleming – Leaf business development manager at British American Tobacco
  • Moira Gilchrist – Director of scientific engagement at Philip Morris International
  • Joe Gitchell – President of consultancy Pinney Associates
  • Kirsty Green-Mann – Head of corporate responsibility Imperial Tobacco and vice president of the Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing (ECLT) Foundation
  • Charles Hamshaw-Thomas – Business development and corporate affairs director for e-cigarette manufacturer Zandera
  • Angela Harbutt - Founder of Liberal Vision, and campaign manager of Forest (including the Hands Off Our Packs campaign)
  • Bonnie Herzog – Tobacco industry analysist at Wells Fargo
  • Ian Jones – Vice president for emerging products, corporate, scientific and regulatory affairs at Japan Tobacco International
  • Graham Kayes – Executive vice president for business relation management and leaf at Alliance One International, a tobacco leaf merchant
  • Mark Kehaya – Chairman of Alliance One International
  • Murray Kessler – Chairman, president and CEO of Lorillard
  • Dan King – Head of leaf purchasing and agronomy at Imperial Tobacco
  • Jim Kirke – Founder and director of Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains (previously British American Tobacco)
  • Chris Koddermann – Director of government affairs at Philip Morris International
  • Patricia Kovacevic – Director of regulatory affairs and associate general counsel for Lorillard
  • Chris Kozlik – Development director at tobacco packaging company Parkside Flexibles
  • Alex Kryvosheyev – Vice president corporate affairs for Japan Tobacco International
  • Michael Lavery – Tobacco industry analyst at CLSA
  • Simon Lester – Trade policy analyst at Cato’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies
  • Kgosi Letlape – President of the African Medical Association
  • Mike Ligon – Vice president corporate affairs at Universal Corporation (parent company of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company)
  • Mark Littlewood – Director general of libertarian think tank Institute of Economic Affairs
  • Johan Maris – Managing director of certifications at Control Union World Group
  • Barbara Martellini – Assistant vice president for corporate affairs at Universal Leaf Tobacco
  • Gerry Masoudi – Co-chair of food and drug practice of law firm Covington & Burling
  • Neil McKeganey – Director of the Centre for Drug Misuse Research
  • Anders Milton – International "health diplomat"[1]
  • Hilton D. Morgan – Senior vice president of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company
  • Marina Murphy – International scientific affairs manager at British American Tobacco
  • Dieter Neuber – Founder of Rodico which develops packaging machinery (previously worked for Swedish Match)
  • Mike Ogden – Senior director regulatory oversight, Reynolds American Services
  • David O’Reilly – Scientific director at British American Tobacco
  • Sudhanshu Patwardhan – Nicoventures
  • Roger Penn – Director of the tobacco business unit at flavour manufacturer Mane Group
  • David R. Peterson – owner of Electra Vapor
  • Carl Philips – Scientific director at Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
  • Christopher Proctor – Chief scientific officer at British American Tobacco
  • Nataliya Prongue – Global regulatory strategy director, Japan Tobacco International
  • Srinath Ramakkrushnan – Manager leaf operations at ITC’s Agribusiness Division (ITLD)
  • Michiel Reerink – Global regulatory strategy vice president at Japan Tobacco International
  • Paul Richmond – independent consultant who previously worked for British American Tobacco
  • Jed E. Rose – Director of the Duke Center for Smoking Cessation
  • Christopher Russell – Research fellow at the Centre for Drug Misuse Research
  • Fredy Santos – Leaf sustainability manager for the Americas at Imperial Tobacco
  • Tony Scanlan – CEO of e-cigarette company Gamucci
  • Uwe Schey – Director on the board of Xavo AG (delivers IT solutions for example Track and Trace)
  • Christian Schulze – Food, beverage and tobacco market manager at Beckhoff Automation
  • Dr. Will Snell – Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Kentucky
  • Lea Scott – Vice president of agronomy services at Universal Leaf Tobacco, and member of CORESTA’s sustainability task force
  • J. Pieter Sikkel – President and CEO of Alliance One International
  • Leszek Sikora – Managing director ITM Poland, which manufactures machines used in the tobacco industry
  • Jim Solyst – Director federal government affairs, Swedish Match North America
  • Dudley Stephens – Vice president of planning and business development at Universal Leaf Tobacco Company
  • Mike Stevens – Head of leaf, British American Tobacco
  • Simon Steyne – head of social dialogue and partnerships at the International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Jeff Stier – Senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research
  • James Swauger – Vice president regulatory oversight at RAI Services Company
  • Ron Tully – Founder of TNV Ventures, a management consultancy in the nicotine and tobacco sector
  • Geir Tulle – Director of international trade at Japan Tobacco International
  • Sonia Velazquez – Executive director of the ECLT Foundation
  • Jan Andries Verleur – CEO of VMR, a manufacturer of vapour products
  • John Voak – Sales director for Garbuio Dickinson, a manufacturer of spare parts for tobacco processing equipment
  • Nico Vroom – Manging director and head of research and development at Eco2, which specialises in post-harvest pest control of tobacco products
  • Wan Saiful Wan Jan – CEO of Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs
  • Neil L. Wilcox – Senior vice president and chief compliance officer at Lorillard
  • Rupert Wilson – Owner of UK-based Strategic Business Consulting
  • Jörg Wittek – Executive vice president engineering at Hauni Maschinenbau, a German supplier of technologies, technical and consultancy services for the tobacco industry
  • Will Woodlee – Associate at law firm Kleinfeld, Kaplan & Becker
  • Mitch Zeller – Director of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Global Tobacco and Networking Forum, Look who’s talking, 2014, accessed December 2017