News

 
 
 

Imperial Tobacco and Reemtsma GmbH

15 January, 2003

Neither Mr Manfred Häussler, Sales & Marketing Director of Imperial Tobacco PLC, nor any other employee of either Reemtsma GmbH or Imperial Tobacco has been arrested in connection with the investigation launched in Germany today by German Customs Authorities concerning alleged trading violations or breach of UN sanctions against Iraq.

Imperial Tobacco would also like to confirm that it does not sell cigarettes to Iraq, either directly or indirectly, nor has Mr Häussler been implicated in the sale of cigarettes to Iraq.

As stated in the Company’s press release dated 14 January 2003, the Company is aware that officers of Germany Customs Authorities are investigating alleged foreign trading and related violations by Reemtsma, prior to ownership by Imperial Tobacco Group PLC.

Imperial Tobacco will co-operate fully with the Authorities in their investigation.

The Company cannot make any further comment until further details are available


For information:

Frank RogersonCorporate Affairs Director0117 933 7533
Alex ParsonsGroup Public Relations Manager0117 933 7241

Get news updates

Sign up to receive updates via:

Presentations

Barclays Back to School Conference

03 September 2014

Transforming our US business

15 July 2014

Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference 2014

17 June 2014

Half Year Results

07 May 2014

Annual General Meeting

05 February 2014