BAT is a leading, multi-category consumer goods business. Founded in 1902, today the Group is a truly global company – it employs more than 53,000 people worldwide, operates in over 180 markets and has factories in more than 40 countries.
The Group’s global business is divided into four regions and covers over 150 million consumers and 11 million retail points of sale, with a balanced presence in both high-growth emerging markets and developed markets.
We have been operating in the Czech Republic since 1994 and hold a robust position in Czech tobacco market. Our administrative office is located in Prague. We employ more than 190 full time staff. In our portfolio we focus on international brands - Lucky Strike, Rothmans and Viceroy and from 2018 also on Potentially Reduced Risk Products (“PRRPs”).
All products that we market are manufactured within the EU. Our factories are located in Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania and the Netherlands. All products are delivered to our central warehouse near Prague, from where they are distributed throughout the Czech Republic.
BAT’s portfolio comprises combustible tobacco products, such as cigarettes, alongside a range of non-combustible products. These include New Categories of potentially reduced-risk products – vapour and tobacco heating products and modern oral products, including tobacco-free nicotine pouches – as well as traditional oral products, such as snus and moist snuff.
The Group’s headquarters is in London and the company is listed on the London Stock Exchange. In 2019, the Group generated revenue of £25.8 billion and profit from operations of more than £9 billion.
You can read more about BAT’s global business on our corporate website , bat.com.