Year of birth: 1946
Richard Burrows has spent most of his career in the drinks business and was joint CEO of Pernod Ricard from 2000 to 2005.
He has extensive experience of the branded consumer goods sector and wide international business experience gained through his career with Irish Distillers Group plc and Pernod Ricard. Richard Burrows has also extensive experience of shareholder and investor relations, a broad understanding of the assessment and mitigation of business risks and has worked extensively with developing markets and product innovation. In addition, he has substantial experience of financial management and reporting processes.
Richard Burrows is Chairman of British American Tobacco.