Lorillard About Us

At a Glance

Lorillard, Inc. is the nation’s third largest tobacco company. Lorillard Tobacco Company, the company’s operating subsidiary, does business in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and other outlying U.S. possessions.

Greensboro, North Carolina

In 1760, entrepreneur Pierre Lorillard founded America’s first tobacco company in New York City. Now known as Lorillard, Inc., it is the oldest continuously operating tobacco company in the United States.

Today, Lorillard manufactures Newport — the number one selling menthol cigarette in the U.S. — as well as brands Kent, True, Maverick, and Old Gold.*

In 2010, Lorillard celebrated its 250th anniversary since its founding in 1760, making it the oldest publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and one of the oldest continuously operating companies in America.

Web site:

Customers & Tobacco Retailers:
Lorillard Customer Relations

(877) 703-0386

External Affairs Contact:

Ronald Milstein
Senior Vice President, Legal and External Affairs, General Counsel
Lorillard, Inc.
(336) 335-7000

Investor Relations Contact:

Robert Bannon
Director, Investor Relations
(336) 335-7000

*Lorillard and its brand names are registered trademarks of Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC.