Universal Corporation is a leaf tobacco supplier. The Company is engaged in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to manufacturers
of consumer tobacco products. The Company's segments include North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Dark Air-Cured, Oriental and Special Services. North America, South America, Africa, Europe and Asia are involved in flue-cured and/or burley leaf tobacco operations for supply to cigarette manufacturers. The Dark Air-Cured group supplies dark air-cured tobacco to manufacturers of cigars, pipe tobacco and smokeless tobacco products. The Oriental business supplies oriental tobacco to cigarette manufacturers. Special Services segment includes the Company's laboratory services business, which provides physical and chemical product testing and smoke testing for customers, as well as its liquid nicotine joint venture and its food and vegetable ingredients business.
June 8, 1992
George FreemanChairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
David MoorePrincipal Financial Officer
Airton HentschkeChief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President
Preston WignerVice President, General Counsel, Secretary
Robert PeeblesVice President, Controller
Candace FormacekVice President, Treasurer
Theodore BroomeExecutive Vice President and Sales Director, Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Inc.
James HuffmanSenior Vice President - Information and Planning of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Inc.
John AdamsIndependent Director
Diana CantorIndependent Director
Lennart FreemanIndependent Director
Thomas JohnsonIndependent Director
9201 Forest Hill Ave Richmond, VA United States Phone: +1 804 359-9311 Fax: +1 804 254-3594 www.universalcorp.com
Net income grew by 11.53%, year over year, to (U.S.) $1.78 per share during the most recently completed quarter. This was among the strongest growth seen by any company in this industry.