British American Tobacco Bangladesh

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British American Tobacco Bangladesh
Public limited company
Traded asDSEBATBC[1]
IndustryTobacco
Founded1910; 109 years ago (1910)
Headquarters
Mohakhali, Dhaka
Key people
Shehzad Munim (Managing Director)
ProductsCigarettes
ParentBritish American Tobacco
Websitebatbangladesh.com

British American Tobacco Bangladesh is one of the largest multinational corporations, operated by British American Tobacco in Bangladesh. They are listed on the stock index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange. It is doing its business over 100 years in this region. It was founded in Bangladesh on 1910. It had established its first depot at Armanitola in Dhaka. After partition in 1947, it was established in 1949. After the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan, it was renamed as Bangladesh Tobacco Company (BTC) in 1972. But in 1998, it is again renamed as British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BATB). In Bangladesh, British American Tobacco Bangladesh has more than 1,200 people as direct employees and more than 50,000 people as indirect employees (mostly farmers).[2]

British American Tobacco Bangladesh's motto is "success and responsibility go together". Shehzad Munim is the current Managing Director of BATB. He is serving as the first ever Bangladeshi MD in the history of BATB.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to DSE - Dhaka Stock Exchange". Dsebd.org. Retrieved 2015-03-11.
  2. ^ "British American Tobacco Bangladesh - British American Tobacco Bangladesh". Batbangladesh.com. Retrieved 2015-03-11.
  3. ^ "First Bangladeshi MD for British American Tobacco". Archive.thedailystar.net. 2013-10-01. Retrieved 2015-03-11.