Iain Napier

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Iain Napier
Born Iain John Grant Napier[1]
(1949-04-10) 10 April 1949 (age 65)[2]
Nationality British
Occupation Businessman
Years active 1970–present
Salary $433,000
Title Chairman of Imperial Tobacco Group plc, Chairman of John Menzies plc, Chairman of McBride plc, and a Director of Molson Coors
Term 2007–present
Successor Incumbent
Board member of
Imperial Tobacco, John Menzies, McBride plc, Molson Coors, William Grant & Sons

Iain John Grant Napier (born 10 April 1949) is a Scottish businessman, currently Chairman of Imperial Tobacco, a British multinational tobacco company, and the world’s fourth-largest cigarette company measured by market share. Napier is also non-executive Chairman of John Menzies plc and Chairman of McBride plc. He is a Director of Molson Coors since July 2008.[3] He is a Director of William Grant & Sons since 2009.[4]

He is from Rothesay, Bute.[5]


Napier was Group Chief Executive Officer of Taylor Wimpey plc (formerly Taylor Woodrow plc) from 2001 to 2006.[4]