David Newns

Group Innovation Director

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APPOINTMENT

David was appointed to OPEX in December 2018 having joined Imperial in October 2017.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

David has played a pioneering role in the nicotine products industry since 2008 when he built the CN Creative business with his business partner Chris Lord. Together they went on to co-found the vapour and nicotine product innovation business Nerudia in 2013. Both joined the Imperial family when Nerudia was acquired by Fontem Ventures in 2017.