Group Head of Global Business Services British American Tobacco
Sanjay joined BAT on April 2nd, 2017 as its Group Head of Global Business Services
Sanjay’s career spans over 25 years across the globe, having worked in
New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Ireland and the U.S.,
where he held various leadership positions.
Most recently, Sanjay was with Rio Tinto, a leading mining and exploration
company, as their Managing Director for GBS Finance, HR, Data & Analytics,
Service Management, Global Process Ownership, Quality Assurance and GBS
Prior to joining Rio Tinto in November 2013, Sanjay spent 22 years with a
global U.S. pharmaceutical company, Merck & Co. Inc., in various leadership
roles in GBS, finance, audit, logistics, marketing, compliance, IT and
Sanjay brings to BAT a wealth of experience in both Finance and in
leading multi-function shared services environments including a track record
for developing and leading high performing organisations and teams.
Sanjay’s role in BAT is to provide strategic leadership and accelerate
the evolution of the GBS model in line with the BAT 2020 strategy and
strengthen and consolidate the GBS organisation to provide quality,
productivity, agility and innovation to employee and business services.
Sanjay is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing
Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New
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