LONDON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Commenting on "a tough set of results in a tough operating environment," Imperial Tobacco CEO Alison Cooper emphasises that the focus on the key strategic brands and a total tobacco portfolio continues to be the correct strategy.
In a video interview she outlines how Imperial Tobacco is dealing with the challenge presented by current trading conditions in Russia and the US and summarises the brighter performance across the rest of the world category.
Robert Dyrbus, Finance Director, discusses some of the key figures in the half-year results and reiterates the position on shareholder returns.The interview and transcript are available now on http://video.merchantcantos.com/. MerchantCantos produces in-depth interviews, documentaries and webcasts with senior company executives. If you would like to contact us, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44(0)207-936-1352. SOURCE Imperial Tobacco PLC