Lord Simon Cairns was a non-executive director of British American Tobacco from 1990 until he was made chairman in 1995.
Cairns was a founder member of the Commonwealth Business Council and is currently on a number of charitable bodies including the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
In March 2011, BAE appointed him to an advisory role on its ethical responsibilities.
- ↑ Lord Cairns Awarded top job at BAT, Independent, 7 June 1995, Accessed October 2011
- ↑ Mo Ibrahim Foundation, The Board, Accessed October 2011
- ↑ Hansard, Financial crime and development, evidence to International Development select committee, 20 July 2011, Accessed October 2011