British American Tobacco Group’s regional office in Kenya has expanded its market scope to include Malawi, Mozambique, Angola, Zimbabwe, and Zambia, in addition to the over 15 countries it already operates in within its Eastern Africa markets portfolio. This expansion is part of the company’s business transformation agenda.
As a result of this move, Crispin Achola, the Managing Director for BAT Kenya, has taken on an expanded role as Cluster Head for BAT East and Southern Africa Markets. In his new position, he will oversee more than 20 markets. This expansion also elevates the seniority of various employee roles within BAT Kenya.
The regional office in Nairobi will now have oversight of more than 20 markets in East and Southern Africa, including countries such as Uganda, Rwanda, Mauritius, La Reunion, Malawi, Mozambique, Angola, Zimbabwe, and Zambia.
BAT began operations in Kenya in 1907 and has been listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) since 1969. The company engages in tobacco farming, processing, manufacture, and sale of tobacco and nicotine products without tobacco.