Susan Cameron , chief executive of Reynolds American Inc., is skilled at bringing two companies together. She proved that in 2004 when she guided Reynolds Tobacco Holdings Inc. and Brown & Williamson through a $3 billion merger.
Reynolds American Inc.'s chief executive said Tuesday that the company remains "confident" that its $27 billion merger with Greensboro-based rival Lorillard Inc. will close in the first half of this year.
Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) reported in-line earnings for the fourth quarter. Reynolds American projects 2015 earnings of $3.65 to $3.80 per share, versus analysts' estimates of $3.71 per share.