Job description: Chief Financial Officer
2017 – present - Chief Financial Officer, Williams
2016 – 2017 - Regional Head of Finance - Americas, British American Tobacco
2015 - 2016 - Group Head of Commercial Finance, British American Tobacco
2013 – 2015 - Finance Director, Next Generation Products, British American Tobacco
2012 – 2013 - VP & CFO, Imperial Tobacco Canada
2010 – 2012 - General Manager Serbia & Montenegro, British American Tobacco
2009 – 2010 - Head of Finance, South East Europe, British American Tobacco
2007 – 2009 - Head of Finance, Greece Cluster, British American Tobacco
2003 – 2006 - M&A Analyst, British American Tobacco
2001 – 2003 - Graduate Trainee, British American Tobacco
2000 - Graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a degree in Management Studies
Doug graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a BSc in Management Studies prior to starting his career as a Graduate Trainee at British American Tobacco (BAT) in 2001.
He qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 2003 before holding a variety of Finance Director and General Management positions whilst on international assignments with BAT to Greece, Romania, Serbia and Canada. After returning to the UK in 2013 Doug became the first Finance Director of BATs Next Generation Products business and in 2015 became Group Head of Commercial Finance, working closely with the group’s Marketing & Operations leadership teams.
Doug’s final role at BAT was as Regional Head of Finance for the Americas before being appointed to the Board of Williams, in the capacity of CFO, in September 2017.