British American Tobacco full-year sales rise

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People walk past the British American Tobacco offices in London

LONDON (Reuters) – British American Tobacco (LON:), the second-biggest international tobacco company, reported higher full-year sales on Thursday, helped by growth in vaping devices.

The maker of Lucky Strike and Dunhill cigarettes reported 2018 sales of 24.49 billion pounds and adjusted earnings per share of 296.7 pence.

The company also said its finance director, Ben Stevens, planned to step down. He will be replaced by Tadeu Marroco.

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