Cooper joins the Imperial Tobacco board
Alison Cooper, Imperial Tobacco regional director Western Europe, has been appointed to the board as corporate development director .
Cooper's promotion comes after the surprise resignation of corporate affairs director Frank Rogerson for personal and private reasons.
She will assume
responsibilities for strategic planning and business development.
The tobacco giant has also announced the appointments of Mark Williamson and Michael Herlihy as
independent non-executive directors to ensure the
continued appropriate balance of the board.