Igor Kolesnykov - General Manager of JSC JV “UZBAT A.O.” from June 13, 2017 till the present.
David LeBlond - Acting General Manager of JSC JV “UZBAT A.O.” from April 4, 2017 to June 12, 2017.
Maxim Litvin - Acting General Manager of JSC JV “UZBAT A.O.” in case of absence of David LeBlond from April 4, 2017 to June 12, 2017.
Alisher Bekkulbekov - Acting General Manager of JSC JV “UZBAT A.O.” in case of absence of David LeBlond and Maxim Litvin from April 4, 2017 to June 12, 2017.
Mark Filimontsev - General Manager of JSC JV “UZBAT A.O.” January 2013 to April 3, 2017.
«Today, « British American Tobacco Uzbekistan »- is a recognized leader in the market, one of the leading foreign direct investors and the largest British investor in the economy of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Tobacco products produced by the Company meet the most exacting taste of consumers and are in great demand. The portfolio of brands of "British American Tobacco Uzbekistan" includes such world-renowned international brands such as «Kent», «Pall Mall», «Rothmans» and «Viceroy».
In the distant 1994, according to the agreement with the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the country launched a comprehensive modernization of the tobacco industry. A new cigarette factory in Samarkand was built, Urgut fermentation plant renovated. To date, the total amount of direct investments "British American Tobacco Uzbekistan" in the economy exceeds 300 million. Dollars. USA.
During its existence the Сompany has grown into one of the largest taxpayers. In the last six years (2009-2014) UzBAT tax payments to the state budget and extra-budgetary funds amounted to about 1.6 trillion. sum (851 million. dollars. USA). In this anniversary year, we expect their further growth.
Our employees are crowning glory of UZBAT. As the 20-year history demonstrated, they are able to qualitatively implement the most complex projects in the shortest possible time. The company provides them with opportunities for the full development and growth: training and education in the workplace, foreign internships and interesting business trips, "team buildings" and sport activities.
UzBAT takes an active part in social and cultural life of the community. During the reporting period, over 200 projects were implemented in the field of corporate social responsibility and charity in different areas: education, culture, art, ecology, water and energy supply, environmental protection, and more. The total investment in these projects exceeds 10 million US dollars.
The company's success became possible due to the country's favorable investment climate, reasonably gradual transformation in the socio-economic field. Developing mutually beneficial cooperation with the government, business partners and customers, we will strive to achieve even higher results in the interests of shareholders as well as in strengthening the economic independence of Uzbekistan.
In conclusion, I want to sincerely thank each and every employee of "British American Tobacco Uzbekistan" for his personal contribution to our common cause. Indeed, for the impressive results achieved by the Company over the past 20 years, it is hard creative work of many thousands of people behind that – and those who worked there in the past and those who stand "by the helm" today. They all are called uzbatovtsy! They are only professionals, talented and just wonderful people! I believe that with such a close-knit, energetic and dedicated team UZBAT expects new achievements and bright victory.