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British American Tobacco Belgium recognized as Top Employer for the 10th consecutive year

The consumer goods company British American Tobacco (BAT) Belgium has once again been named Top Employer. This is the 10th consecutive year that the Top Employer Institute has awarded the distinction to the Belgian branch of the global tobacco and nicotine producer. At the same time, BAT was also named Top Employer Europe and Top Employer Global. Each year, the Top Employers Institute awards this distinction to companies that excel in their people practices. In 2020, 73 companies became Top Employers in Belgium.

Our thorough independent research has shown that British American Tobacco Belgium N.V. offers excellent working conditions, nurtures and develops talent at all levels of the organisation. It is a leader in the field of Human Resources that continuously develops and optimises its human resources policy.
Top Employers Institute


BAT Belgium, headquartered in Groot Bijgaarden near Brussels, currently employs 100 employees and mainly serves as a commercial unit for Belgium and Luxembourg. Including both countries, the company is active in more than 200 countries.

We are thrilled to have once again received this award. Having a talented workforce has become one of the most critical factors in our industry. We want British American Tobacco BELUX to have excellent people, engaged teams and be a great place to work. At BAT everyone knows what his contribution to the result is. This creates an enthusiastic workforce that is committed and passionate about their work.
Pierre Durinck, Country Manager British American Tobacco BELUX.

About British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco Belgium and Luxembourg is part of British American Tobacco Plc, an international group that has existed for more than 100 years. The company employs more than 50,000 people worldwide and has a portfolio of more than 200 brands distributed in more than 200 countries. BAT is known for brands such as Pall Mall, Lucky Strike, Kent, Dunhill and Rothmans. In February 2019, BAT launched the e-cigarette Vype ePen 3 in Belgium.

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Contact information

Filip Buntinx
Government Affairs Manager, British American Tobacco Belux
0476 94 79 96