Reynolds American Inc. named as one of the Best Workplaces for Manufacturing & Production by FORTUNE magazine

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Sept. 12, 2018 –Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its companies have been named as one of the top-ranked companies on FORTUNE magazine’s 2018 Best Workplaces for Manufacturing & Production (BWMP), demonstrating the companies’ success in creating an exceptional workplace.
RAI was recently certified as a Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row, and being named as a top-ranked company in the Manufacturing & Production sector adds to a growing list of workplace accolades the company has received over the past two years.
“Being distinguished as a great workplace is a motivating and energizing force that rallies us around our vision to transform tobacco,” said Borwin Jung, executive vice president and chief human resources officer at RAI. “The commitment of our companies’ employees and the affinity they show for the work that they do are vital to our commercial success, and in how we’re leveraging innovation to meet the evolving preferences of the marketplace.”
RAI’s vision is to transform the tobacco industry by aligning its companies’ products with what adult tobacco consumers are looking for today and, more importantly, tomorrow. Whether it’s new technology, new potentially reduced-risk products, new ways to go to market, or new ways to service retail customers, the RAI group is committed to investing in its businesses and people to drive innovation and inspire leadership throughout its companies.
The companies that rank among FORTUNE’s 2018 “2018 Best Workplaces for Manufacturing & Production” epitomize U.S. business success and define workplace cultural innovation. The companies recognize that to be competitive in the global marketplace, they need to provide a great place to work for their employees.
About Us
Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company; and Kentucky BioProcessing, Inc.
•R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is the second-largest U.S. tobacco company. R.J. Reynolds’ brands include Newport, Camel and Pall Mall.
•Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc. manufactures and markets Natural American Spirit products in the United States.
•American Snuff Company, LLC is the nation’s second-largest manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products. Its leading brands are Grizzly and Kodiak.
•Niconovum USA, Inc. and Niconovum AB market innovative nicotine replacement therapy products in the United States and Sweden, respectively, under the ZONNIC brand name.
•R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company is a marketer of digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name in the United States.
•Kentucky BioProcessing, Inc. conducts research and development related to protein expression and extraction from tobacco plants.
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