Tadeu Marroco


Job Title: FD

Company: British American Tobacco


Tadeu Marroco was appointed finance director of British American Tobacco (BAT)  in August 2019, having just been appointed as deputy finance director in March of the same year. In February 2021, his role and title changed to finance and transformation director. Prior to this he was also director, group transformation. He worked with chief executive Jack Bowles to further simplify the structure and processes so that BAT could accelerate transformation.

Tadeu joined BAT in 1992 and he has held a range of finance positions including regional director, Europe and North Africa, director of global business development, and group financial controller.

He has an MBA from COPPEAD UFRJ.

2023 – Present     Chief Executive Officer, BAT
2021 – 2023          Finance and Transformation Director, BAT
2019 – 2021          Group Finance Director, BAT
2017 - 2019           Regional Director Europe and North Africa, BAT
2014 - 2016           Director Global Business Development, BAT
2012 - 2014           Group Financial Controller, BAT
2010 - 2012           Regional Finance Controller Eastern Europe, BAT
2007 - 2010           Group Head of Operations, BAT
2006 - 2007           Management Finance Controller, BAT
2003 - 2006           Financial Director for BAT Venezuela
1992 - 2003           Various financial positions, Souza Cruz

1988 - 1990           Electrical Engineer, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro
1990 - 1991           MBA, COPPEAD UFRJ

About company: British American Tobacco is a British multinational company that manufactures and sells cigarettes, tobacco and other nicotine products. The company, established in 1902, is headquartered in London, England. As of 2019, it is the largest tobacco company in the world based on net sales. BAT has operations in around 180 countries, and its cigarette brands include Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans. Its brands also include Vype and Vuse and Glo.

BAT has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. 

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