Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Bangladesh has appointed Neil Coupland as their Managing Director.
In a career spanning nearly three decades in the tobacco and related industries, Neil has served in a wide range of countries across the world, according to a press release.
He joined JTI in 2008 as the General Manager of Romania, Moldova and Bulgaria. He has also served as General Manager in Poland and Middle Americas.
Before joining JTI, Neil served in various senior management roles within tobacco and related industries namely British American Tobacco plc., Imperial Tobacco plc. and SICPA Product Security SA.
Commenting on his new assignment, Neil Coupland said, “I’m really excited to be in Bangladesh where the country is going through a transformation with a thriving economy, improved investment climate and pulsating energy around. I’m looking forward to working with different stakeholders in and outside of our business to create JTI in Bangladesh as a role model of foreign investment contributing to the economy, people development and community investment.”