LONDON, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Robust market share and solid pricing have contributed to a strong set of results for the first half of the year, according to BAT's CEO Nicandro Durante, in spite of a very difficult economic environment.
The tobacco company posted financial results with operating profits up 6% and EPS growth of 10%, at constant exchange rates, a performance that its FD Ben Stevens describes as pleasing.
It comes in a week which also sees the launch in the UK of its e-cigarette brand Vype - a next generation product.Go to http://video.merchantcantos.com/ to view both CEO and FD video interviews. MerchantCantos produces in-depth interviews, documentaries and webcasts with senior company executives. If you would like to contact us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44-(0)207-936-1352. SOURCE British American Tobacco Plc