Nicandro Durante

Non-Executive Director


Appointed as a Non-Executive Director in December 2013 and appointed as Senior Independent Director in January 2019. Nicandro is also a member of CRSEC, Nomination, and Remuneration Committees.


Nicandro started his career working in finance in Brazil and joined British American Tobacco plc (BAT) in 1981. Whilst at BAT, Nicandro worked in the UK, Hong Kong and Brazil and held a number of senior positions including Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East, Chief Operating Officer and, from 2011 to 2019, as Chief Executive Officer.

Nicandro holds a degree in Business administration from PUC-Pontificie Universidade Católica and has obtained post graduation qualifications in Finance and Economics.

Skills and competencies

Nicandro has strong leadership skills, developed in various senior positions held throughout his career which is of great benefit to the Board. He has a strong background in the consumer goods industry and has strong international business experience, bringing a global perspective to his role.

Current external appointments

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