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Nicandro Durante

Non-Executive Director

Length of tenure and experience
Appointed as Non-Executive Director in December 2013 and became the Senior Independent Director in January 2019.

Following a career working in finance in Brazil, Nicandro joined British American Tobacco plc (‘BAT’) in 1981. He had an extensive career with BAT working in the UK, Hong Kong and Brazil, including holding the positions of Regional Director for Africa and Middle East and COO before being appointed as BAT’s CEO. Nicandro retired as CEO of BAT with effect from 1 April 2019, and was appointed as Chairman of TIM Participações S.A., the Brazil-based subsidiary of Telecom Italia, on 3 April 2019.

Nicandro holds degrees in finance, economics and business administration from PUC, São Paulo.

External appointments
Chairman of TIM Participações S.A

Committee Memberships
Member of Remuneration Committee

Member of Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, Ethics and Compliance Committee

Member of Nomination Committee