LONDON, April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Imperial Tobacco today announces strong half year results against a challenging market backdrop. In a video interview with online financial broadcaster http://www.cantos.com, Chief Executive Gareth Davis states, "it's been a very good first half which demonstrates the resilience of our business and the success of our enhanced focus on sales".
Davis hands over the reins of the leading international tobacco company to Chief Operating Officer Alison Cooper next month and says the Board couldn't have chosen a more able successor.
"Alison's leadership qualities, her experience and her drive and energy will ensure that the business is driven forward, taking advantage of our portfolio, our operating platform and the skills of the people that we have."
The interview and transcript are available now on http://www.cantos.com.
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|SOURCE Imperial Tobacco Group PLC|
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