Board of Directors


Dr. Elizabeth Bailey
John C. Hower Professor of Public Policy & Management, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Director since 1989.

Geoffrey C. Bible
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Director since 1994.

Murray H. Bring
Executive Vice President, External Affairs, and General Counsel, Director since 1988.

Dr. Harold Brown
Counselor, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC; Partner, Warburg, Pincus & Co., New York, NY, Venture Capital Director since 1983.

William H. Donaldson
Co-founder and Senior Advisor, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Investment Banking Firm; Chairman, Donaldson Enterprises, Inc., New York, NY, Director since 1979.

Jane Evans
President and Chief Operating Officer, SmartTV Burbank, CA, Director since 1981.

Robert E.R. Huntley
Retired Counsel to Hunton and Williams, Richmond, VA, Attorneys, Director since 1976.

Rupert Murdoch
Chairman and Chief Executive of The News Corporation Limited, New York, NY, Publishing, Motion pictures and Television, Director since 1989.

John D. Nichols
Chairman, Illinois Tool Works, Inc., Glenview, IL, Director since 1992.

Richard D. Parsons
President, Time Warner, Inc., New York, NY, Media and Entertainment, Director since 1990.

Roger S. Penske
President, Penske Corporation, Transportation Service, Director since 1991.

John S. Reed
Chairman of Citicorp and Citibank, N.A., New York, NY, Director since 1975.

Hans G. Starr
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Philip Morris Capital Corporation, Director since 1983.

Stephen M. Wolf
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, US Air, Inc, Arlington, VA, Director since 1993.


John T. Chain, Jr.
Quarterdeck Equity Partners, Inc and Former
Commander-in-Chief of the Strategic Air Command USAF

Julius L. Chamers
Chancellor North Carolina Central Univerisity

John L. Clendenin
Chairman and Retired Chief Executive Officer
BellSouth Corporation

Steven F. Goldstone
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
RJR Nabisco, Inc.

Ray J. Groves
Chairman Legg Mason Merchant Banking Inc.
and Retired Chairman Ernst and Young LLP

L Dennis Kozlowski
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Tyco International Ltd.

H. Eugene Lockhart
President, Global Retail Banking
Bank of America

Theodore E. Martin
President and Chief Executive Officer
Barnes Group Inc.

John G. Medlin, Jr.
Chairman Wachovia Corporation

Rozanne L. Ridgway
Retired Co-Chair of the Atlantic Council of the United States and Former Assistant Secretary of State


Chairman: the Rt., Hon Earl Cairns
Chairman since 1996. Non executive. Former Chief Executive & Deputy Chairman of S.G. Warburg Group Plc.

Chief executive committee: Martin Faulkner Broughton.
Director since 1988. Group Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman. Managing Director Financial Services.

Group Finance Director :David Philip Allvey
Appointed 1989

Managing Director Tobacco, Ulrich Georg Volker Herter. Director since 1990

Martin Douglas Feinstein.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Farmers Group Inc.

Sir Clive Malcolm Thompson
Appointed 1995. Non Executive Director. Retires May 1, 1998. Director of a number of companies including Sainsburys

Rosalind Edith Jean Gilmore
Appointed 1996 Non Executive Director Chairman of Homeowners Friendly Society Ltd.

Clayton Yeutter
Appointed 1993 Non Executive. Former US Secretary of Agriculture and US trade Representative. Director of Caterpillar Inc., and Texas Instruments

Alexander Park Leitch
Appointed 1997 Chief Executive British American Financial Services UK. Chairman Allied Dunbar PLC, Eagle Star holdings PLC.

Rupert Lascelles Pennant-Rea. Appointed 1995 Non Executive former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England. Director of a number of companies including Caspian Holdings SCA.

Kenneth Clarke ( former UK Chancellor) joined the board of BAT in December


Charles B. Benenson
Officer and Director
Benenson Realty Company

John Brademas
President Emeritus
New York University

Dennis H. Chookaszian
Chairman of the Board
CNA Insurance Companies

Paul J Fribourg
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Continental Grain Company

Bernard Myerson
Chairman Emeritus
Sony Theater Management Corporation

Edward J. Noha
Chairman of the Board CNA Financial Corporation

Gloria R. Scott
President Bennett college

Andrew H. Tisch
Chairman of the Management Committee

James S Tisch
President and Chief Operating Officer

Jonathan M, Tisch
President and Chief Executive Officer Loews Hotels

Laurence A. Tisch
Co-chairman of the board and Co-Chief Executive Officer

Preston R. Tisch
Co-Chairman of the Board and Co-Chief Executive Officer


Bennet LeBow
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
He has been a Director since 1990. He has also been Chairman of the Board of New Valley, a company which invests in banking and real estate development in Russia and the Ukraine

Robert J Elde.

He has been a director since 1993. Also been a director of BGLS and was the Secretary and Treasurer of Aegis Captial Corp. Currently the director of Nathans Restaurant chain.

Jeffrey S. Podell has been a Director since 1993. He is also Chairman of the Board and President of Newsore Inc.


James W. Chapin
Of Counsel. Formerly Executive Vice President and General Counsel UST

John P.Clancy
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sea-land Service Inc

Edward H DeHority, Jr.
Retired. Foremer Partner of Ernst & Young LLP

Elaine J.Eisenman
Executive Vice President Human Resources and Adminstration
Enhance Financial Services Group, Inc

Edward T. Fogarty
Retired. Former Chiarman of the Board

Chief Executive Officer and President Tambrands, Inc.
Vincent A gierer, Jr.
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President UST

P.X. Kelley
Partner of JF Lehman &Company
Former Commandant of United States Marine Corps

Peter J Neff
Former President and Chief Executive Officer Rhone -Poulenc, Inc.

Ralph L. Rossi
Retired. Former vice chairman UST

John P Warwick
Retired Chairman of the Board, Warwick, Baker & Fiore Inc.

Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.
Visiting Professor at Univeristy of Virginia
Former US Senator and former Governor of Connecticut


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