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Corporate Profile

British American Tobacco Malaysia was formed from the merger of Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad and Malaysian Tobacco Company Berhad on 3 November 1999. The merger pooled talent, experience and an unrivalled portfolio of highly successful international brands to create the country’s largest tobacco company.

British American Tobacco Malaysia is the leading tobacco company in Malaysia with approximately 53.9 percent of market share in the legal market. This strong position is built upon a portfolio of high-quality tobacco brands, that are developed based upon a diverse set of consumer needs. Our portfolio includes world-famous brands like DUNHILL, KENT, PETER STUYVESANT, PALL MALL and ROTHMANS.

British American Tobacco Malaysia has a history of more than 100 years in Malaysia going back to 1912. Our wealth of expertise, talent, consumer and market insights, combined with the BAT Group’s strong science and research and development capabilities put us in a strong position to meet current and future consumer needs and address societal challenges that Malaysia is facing.

We currently employ 497 employees directly (indirectly 1576 via our external distributors and dedicated shared service) who are involved in a wide spectrum of disciplines, from generating insights, developing brands and making these available on a national level. In addition, we also set leading edge talent development practices as well as ensuring a strong foundation of corporate governance and shareholder relations.

We aim to maintain our position as one of the leading companies in Malaysia via satisfying our consumers with strong portfolio of brands, supported by leading practices that enable us to maximize shareholder returns. In meeting these goals, we ensure that we conduct our business in a manner that not only grows the Company, but also contributes to making Malaysia a fair society where diversity is treasured, positive actions are required, freedom of choice is respected and fairness is expected.


Facts about British American Tobacco Malaysia
Year Established British American Tobacco Malaysia came into being on 3 November 1999, following the merger of two long established and successful cigarette companies, Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad and Malaysian Tobacco Company Berhad.
Business Activity Importation and sale of cigarettes.
Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad Listing Main Market
Domestic Market Share Approximately 53.9%*
Number of Employees 497 (as at 31 December 2017)

(Major shareholder (50 percent) is British American Tobacco Holdings (Malaysia) B.V.)
*For the financial period from 1 January to 31 December 2017)


Head Office

Level 19, Guoco Tower, Damansara City, No. 6 Jalan Damanlela, Bukit Damansara, 50490, KL, Malaysia
Tel (03) 2720 8188  Fax (03) 2720 8106

12 Branch Offices around Malaysia
Commercial Marketers and Distributors Sdn. Bhd.

Further details on our branch offices can be found in the Other Information section of our Annual Report.

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