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Alison Cooper

CE Imperial Tobacco

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Kingston upon Thames
Tiffiin Girl's School, Kingston-upon-Thames; Bristol University.

Alison Cooper is a British businesswoman, currently Chief Executive of Imperial Tobacco, a British multinational tobacco company, and the world’s fourth-largest cigarette company measured by market share. She is one of only two women to run a FTSE 100 Index company.

She began as an auditor, later working for PricewaterhouseCoopers in acquisitions and strategy planning. She joined Imperial Tobacco in 1999 as group financial controller.

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