Board structure

The Board of British American Tobacco Kenya plc (BAT Kenya) is committed to the highest standards of good corporate governance

The Board is committed to the highest standards of good corporate governance and has put in place governance structures and systems that support the practice of good corporate governance within the organisation. The responsibility of the Board includes planning, designing and maintaining governance structures through policy formulation that is necessary for efficient and effective governance of the organisation. 

As a listed entity BAT Kenya also complies with the requirements and disclosures under the Capital Markets Authority's Code Of Corporate Governance Practices For Issuers Of Securities To The Public 2015.

BAT Kenya Board Charter (508 kb) 

This Board Charter sets out the key values, principles, mode of operation, roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors of British American Tobacco Kenya plc. The provisions of this Board Charter are complementary to the requirements on the Board as contained in applicable legislation and regulations.

BAT Kenya Policy on Appointment of the Board (441 kb) 

This policy provides the principles, criteria and procedures for the appointment to the board of directors of British American Tobacco Kenya plc.

BAT Kenya Nomination Committee Terms of Reference (393 kb) 

The role of the Nomination Committee is to recommend suitable candidates for appointment to the BAT Kenya Board and its Committees ensuring that all have an appropriate balance of expertise and ability. In addition, it is responsible for reviewing the succession plans for members of the Board and evaluating the effectiveness of the Board and the effectiveness of the Directors in the discharge of their responsibilities.

BAT Kenya Audit Commitee Terms of Reference (428 kb) 

The Audit Committee's (AC) purpose is to assist the Board of Directors in carrying out their responsibilities as they relate to the management of business risks and internal controls and the conduct of business in accordance with the applicable corporate governance and ethical business conduct standards and rules. Their TOR is as set out in this document.

BAT Kenya Remunerations Committee Terms of Reference (140 kb) 

The terms of reference of the BAT Kenya Remuneration Committee within the context of the local market are as set out in this document.

BAT Kenya Board Diversity Policy (368 kb) 

The Board appreciates the benefit of diversity in all its forms, within its own membership and at all levels of the Company. The Board promotes diversity and encourages initiatives to improve gender diversity in senior management roles.

BAT Kenya Related Party Transactions Policy (240 kb) 

The objective of the Policy is to ensure Related Party Transactions are properly reviewed, approved and disclosed in accordance with the legal and regulatory requirements; and ensure that the Company is protected from any conflicts of interest that may arise between the Company and its Related Parties.  

CMA Compliance Reports

These reports detail our compliance with the CMA's Code of Corporate Governance Practices for Issuers of Securities to the Public, 2015.

BAT Kenya CMA compliance report 2019 (6.8 mb) 

BAT Kenya CMA compliance report 2018 (9.0 mb) 

BAT Kenya CMA compliance report 2017 (1.6 mb) 

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