Reynolds names former leader Susan Cameron as CEO following retirement of current leader


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Reynolds American has elected board member and former leader Susan Cameron as president and CEO of the tobacco company.

Cameron previously served as president and chief executive officer of the company from 2004 to 2011 before she retired. She rejoined the company’s board in December. The 55-year-old Cameron will take on the CEO job again starting May 1.

She replaces Daniel Delen who is retiring and resigning from the board. The 48-year-old Delen will stay on as a consultant for two years to help with the transition.

Reynolds American Inc. is the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and several other tobacco companies. Its brands include Camel, Pall Mall and Winston.

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