Network Rail general counsel to take up non-legal role at tobacco giant JTI

Suzanne Wise takes up new role at Benson & Hedges and Silk Cut owner

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Network Rail group general counsel and company secretary Suzanne Wise has left to join Japan Tobacco International (JTI) as senior vice-president for corporate development.

Wise will start in her new role at JTI – which produces cigarette brands such as Winston, Camel, Mild Seven, Benson & Hedges and Silk Cut – this June. She will be based in the company’s headquarters in Geneva. Her successor at Network Rail has not yet been confirmed.

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