British American Tobacco Malaysia head office in Virginia Park, Petaling Jaya
British American Tobacco Malaysia was formed from the merger of Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad and Malaysian Tobacco Company Berhad on 3 November 1999. The merger pooled talent, experience and an unrivalled portfolio of highly successful international brands to create the country’s largest tobacco company.
Today, British American Tobacco Malaysia is the clear market leader and ranks amongst the Top 30 companies on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad in terms of market capitalisation. British American Tobacco Malaysia markets high quality tobacco products designed to meet diverse consumer preferences. Our portfolio includes well-established international names such as Dunhill, Kent and Pall Mall.
We have a combined history of over 100 years in Malaysia going back to 1912. The wealth of expertise, coupled with leading edge technology and efficient systems and processes employed in all aspects of our business activities, position us well to meet the challenges of the future.
We employ about 668 employees who are involved in the full spectrum of the tobacco industry, from manufacturing to marketing and distribution. Our comprehensive distribution network spans the length and breadth of the country, ensuring that our brands are available everywhere in Malaysia.
We aim to maintain our leadership in the industry through increasing our share of the tobacco business and satisfying consumer demands better and more profitably than our competitors. In meeting these goals, we ensure that we market responsibly, and in a manner sensitive to our environment. For us, leadership goes beyond just market share; it has to be about qualitative leadership in our eyes, and in the eyes of our stakeholders.
The British American Tobacco Group
British American Tobacco’s headquarters in London
British American Tobacco is the world’s second largest quoted tobacco group by global market share. It holds robust market positions in each of its regions and has leadership in more than 60 markets around the world.
The British American Tobacco Group has 44 cigarette factories in 39 countries, purchasing approximately 440,000 tonnes of leaf in 2012 which is grown by all our leaf suppliers. In 2012, our subsidiary companies sold 694 billion cigarettes.
The Group employs more than 55,000 people worldwide and consist of a workforce that is strongly multi-cultural and with a devolved structure, with each local company having wide freedom of action and responsibility for its operations.
Its portfolio of more than 200 brands includes leading international brands such as Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall.
The British American Tobacco Group's vision is to achieve leadership of the global tobacco industry in order to create long term shareholder value.
For more information, please visit www.bat.com