A new role for Connor

Sarah Connor of JTI
Sarah Connor joined JTI on the firm’s graduate trainee programme in 2003.

SARAH Connor has been appointed to the role of communications director within JTI’s UK division.

Connor replaces Mark Yexley, who has moved to a new role as corporate communications director at JTI’s Geneva headquarters.

Connor brings nearly 20 years experience working at JTI to the role. Having joined the company in 2003 on the graduate trainee programme, Connor has developed within the company, becoming head of UK procurement in 2007 before taking on the UK communications manager role in 2017.

Commenting on her new role, Connor said: “I am delighted to be leading communications for the talented UK team.

“The UK tobacco and next-gen industry continue to undergo significant change and JTI seeks to be at the forefront of its innovation.”