KUALA LUMPUR: British American Tobacco (M) Bhd has appointed Nedal Louay Salem as its new managing director (MD) with effect from Sept 1.
This comes following the resignation of the current MD Jonathan Reed, who will be taking up a position with British American Tobacco PLC.
Nedal is currently the MD and chief executive officer of Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC.
“On behalf of the board, we thank Jonathan for his visionary leadership and accomplishments during his tenure as MD.
“The board would also like to welcome Nedal Salem to BAT Malaysia. With his solid experience, we are confident that he will be able to take us to greater heights, banking on the strengthened position we are currently in, for a better tomorrow,” said BATM chairman Tan Sri Aseh Che Mat in a statement.