Nicholas P. Anson
President and Chief Operating Officer of Liggett Group LLC and Liggett Vector Brands LLC
Nicholas Anson is President and Chief Operating Officer of Liggett Group LLC and Liggett Vector Brands LLC, a subsidiary of Vector Group formed in 2002 to coordinate and execute the sales and marketing efforts for all of Vector Group’s tobacco operations. Mr. Anson joined Liggett Group, the fourth largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the U.S., in 2001 and has served in numerous senior roles over his nearly 20 years with the Company.
Previously, Mr. Anson served as Executive Vice President of Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer for Liggett Vector Brands. Mr. Anson was responsible for Liggett Vector Brands’ finance and human resources organizations. His duties included coordination with and certain indirect responsibilities for finance and HR matters at Liggett Vector Brands’ affiliated companies, Liggett Group and Vector Tobacco.
Mr. Anson is a British national who immigrated to the U.S. in 1995. He worked as a financial analyst for both Lockheed Martin and Quintiles Inc. before joining Vector Tobacco in 2001.