The Company Secretary provides support to the Chairman of the Company to ensure the effective functioning of the Board. The Company Secretary organises and attends all Board and Board Committees meetings and ensures that an accurate and proper record of deliberation of issues discussed, decisions and conclusions are taken.
The Company Secretary records, prepares and circulates the minutes of the meetings of the Board and Board Committees and ensures that the minutes are properly kept at the registered office of the Company and produced for inspection, if required.
In addition, the Company Secretary also updates the Board regularly on amendments to the Listing Requirements, practice and guidance notes, circulars from Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, legal and regulatory developments and impact, if any, to British American Tobacco Malaysia and its business. All Directors have access to the advice and services of the Company Secretary. The Company Secretary is appointed and removed by the Board as a whole.