|Born||Richard George William Burrows
16 January 1946
|Education||Wesley College (Dublin)|
|Title||Chairman of British American Tobacco|
|Predecessor||Jan du Plessis|
Board member of
|Rentokil Initial, CityJet, Carlsberg Group, Pernod Ricard|
Richard George William Burrows (born 16 January 1946) is an Irish businessman, currently Chairman of British American Tobacco plc (informally BAT), the world’s second-largest tobacco company by sales.
Burrows is a graduate of Wesley College (Dublin).
Burrows joined the Board of British American Tobacco plc as a non-executive director in September 2009 and became Chairman on 1 November 2009.
Honours and awards
- "Executive Profile: Richard Burrows". Business Week. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
- "BAT>About us>Board of Directors: Richard Burrows, Chairman". BAT. Retrieved 30 October 2012.
- Wachman, Richard (26 November 2010). "Ireland bailout: Banker who got out just in time". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 30 October 2012.
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