JTI Nigeria GM , Thomas Adams, appointed vice chairman of LCCI Industrial Group

Mr. Adams

Mr. Thomas Adams, the General Manager of Habanera Limited, a subsidiary of Japan Tobacco International (JTI), has been appointed as the vice chairman of the Industrial Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). 

This prestigious appointment recognizes Mr. Adams' leadership and expertise in the industry, further solidifying his position as a key figure in the business community. 

His new role as vice chairman will undoubtedly bring valuable insights and contributions to the LCCI's Industrial Group, enhancing collaboration and driving growth within the sector.

According to the LCCI, Mr Adams’ appointment is in "appreciation of his active role in the Nigerian economy and the recognition of JTI as a major stakeholder in the industrial sector." 

The Industrial Group of LCCI draws its membership from reputable organizations in Nigeria and focuses its activities on matters affecting stakeholders in the sector.

Responding, Mr Adams said, “I am extremely pleased to accept the nomination to serve as the Vice-Chairman of the Industrial Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI. At JTI, we recognize the value industry associations bring and we will continue to lend our support to strengthen their capacities to lead conversations that drive business growth.”

Mr Adams is a seasoned leader with over two decades of experience in the tobacco industry. He has been GM, JTI Nigeria since 2021. Prior to this, he was GM JTI Israel and Market Manager, JTI Cyprus, among other strategic positions, where he has demonstrated exceptional expertise in steering business units through the complexities of competitive international markets.

Last year, Mr Adams was appointed a member of the Governing Board of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA.
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