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13 September 1956 |
São Paulo, Brazil
|Alma mater||Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo|
|Salary||£ 6,492,000 (2014, total compensation)|
|Title||CEO, British American Tobacco|
Nicandro Durante (born 13 September 1956) is a Brazilian businessman, the chief executive (CEO) of British American Tobacco plc (informally BAT), the world's second-largest tobacco company by sales.
Durante was born in Goias, Brazil, and is of Italian ancestry.
Durante has a bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics and Business Administration from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo.
Durante joined BAT's Brazilian subsidiary Souza Cruz in 1981. In January 2008, he was appointed BAT’s chief operating officer, and in March 2011 became chief executive. According to BAT's annual report, Durante took home £4.5 million in 2015. Durante is BAT's first non-British CEO. During his tenure as CEO, BAT's share price has doubled. 
Durante enjoys cigar-smoking, the opera, running and playing football. He is married with two children. 
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- "BAT chief pay jumps". The Telegraph. 22 March 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
- Shubber, Kadhim (October 21, 2016). "The cigar-smoking, football-playing Brazilian behind Reynolds bid". Financial Times. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
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