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Shropshire Named Tobacco Firm Director

Date: 19681000/R
Length: 2 pages
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Newspaper article discussing Lago Nigeria story where Kwars Tobacco Company elected Thomas B. Shropshire chairman of hte board. He began his career with Philip Morris in 1952.

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KENTUCKY NEWSCLIP If10ORIOXATEO, 311 Evergrcen Road MIDDLETOWN, KY. 40243 (Ky. Clipping Service) Defender Louisville, Ky. Circulation: 7,056 . a o r~s Shropshire Named Tobacco Firm D;,-ector Lagos Nigeria Board f'DiT""~ors of the wara Tobacco Company Ltd.,-a3Tfi, Ni- geria_,.have elected Tho- rris B. Shropshire Chair- man of the Board of Ui- rectors and Managing Di- rector of the company. Mr, Shropshire is headpar- tered at the company s of- fices in Lagos. Mr. Shropshire has been Coordinator - AS r 1 c a for ph~lio Maris Intert~lml since 1967. In 1963 he was named Sales Manager.for Tropical Africa at Philip Morris International. A~ ~sint enterprise of Phi- lip M o r r i s International, the United Africa Company Ltd, and Northern Nigerian Investments l.td., the Kwa- ra Tobacco Company man- ufacturers national cl$ ~a~- rette brands for the Ni- gerian market at its fac- tory in IIorin. Tbe com- pany's r o d u c t s include , Link, Green Spot and Good Companion non-filter ci- garettes, as well as Gold- en Gate filters and Green . Spot mentholated filters. Mr,S Mr. Shropshire began his business career with Philip Morris in 1952 as a Sales Representative and, shortly thereafter, was ap- pointed a Sales Supervisor workirgthrougho~ the Untted ~tates. In 1961 he was named Expo rt Re~ presenta- tive for Philip Morris In-1 ternational. A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Mr. Shropshire e a r n e d a Bachelor of, Science Degree from Lin- coln University in 1950. He also attended the Graduate school of Business Admi- nistration at New York [Ini: versity..From 1944 to 1945 he was on active duty in the United States Navy, Mr. Shropshire ie a member of the Nigerian- American Chamber of Commerce, African-Ame- rican Chamber of Com- merce, .Arican Marketing Assodicadon, National As- sociadon of Market Deve- lopers and International Advertising Associadon, I11c. Mr. and Mrs. Shropshire and their d a u g h t e r, Terilyn, reside In Lagos.

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