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. He is the chairman of British American Tobacco plc (informally BAT), the world's second-largest tobacco company by sales, and chief executive of Irish Distillers. In October 2016, Burrows became the chairman of Craven House Capital, an AIM-listed company that specializes in restructuring, expansion and turnaround investments in crisis and transitioning economics.
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.
- David, Ruth (November 16, 2016). "Reynolds American wants BAT to up offer". Business World. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
- Burke, Rolsin (October 9, 2016). "Richard Burrows becomes chair of Craven House Capital". The Business Post. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
- "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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