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Altria Group Inc (MO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howard Willard

55 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

William Gifford

49 2018 Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer.

Charles Whitaker

52 2018 Senior Vice President - Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

Murray Garnick

59 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Kevin Crosthwaite

43 2018 Senior Vice President -Chief Growth Officer

Salvatore Mancuso

53 2018 Senior Vice President - Finance and Procurement

W. Surgner,

53 2018 Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel

Steven D'Ambrosia

52 2019 Vice President, Controller

Daniel Bryant

49 2015 Vice President, Treasurer

John Casteen, III

75 2010 Independent Director

Dinyar Devitre

71 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Farrell

64 2008 Independent Director

Debra Kelly-Ennis

62 2013 Independent Director

W. Kiely

72 2011 Independent Director

Kathryn McQuade

62 2012 Independent Director

George Munoz

67 2004 Independent Director

Mark Newman

55 2018 Independent Director

Nabil Sakkab

72 2008 Independent Director

Virginia Shanks

58 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Howard Willard

Mr. Howard A. Willard, III, is a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Willard has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Altria Group, Inc. Prior to his election as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer effective May 17, 2018, Mr. Willard served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since March 2015. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 2011 through February 2015. Since joining the Altria family of companies in 1992, Mr. Willard has held numerous other senior leadership roles.

William Gifford

Mr. William F. Gifford, Jr. is a Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Altria Group. He leads Altria’s efforts to identify, develop and act on strategic growth opportunities and has held this position since November 2013. Most recently, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Philip Morris USA where he oversaw PM USA and John Middleton. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Treasurer for Altria. In this role, Billy led various groups at Altria Client Services including: Risk Management, Treasury Management, Benefits Investments, Corporate Finance and Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis. Since joining PM USA in 1994 as an accountant, Billy has held different leadership positions in the company’s Finance department in Richmond, Va. and New York City. This includes serving as Vice President and Controller, Finance Decision Support, as well as various roles within budgets and financial planning. Billy also previously served as Vice President, Market Information. Prior to PM USA, Billy worked at the public accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand, which currently is known as PricewaterhouseCoopers. Active in the community, he serves on the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.

Charles Whitaker

Mr. Charles N. Whitaker is Senior Vice President- Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. Prior to that Mr. Whitaker was Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Compliance and Information Services and Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. Mr. Whitaker has been continuously employed by Altria Group, Inc., or its subsidiaries in legal and compliance related positions since 2002. Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Compliance and Information Services and Chief Compliance Officer

Murray Garnick

Mr. Murray R. Garnick is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Garnick previously served as Deputy General Counsel of ltria Client Services LLC and has been continuously employed by Altria Group, Inc. or its subsidiaries since 2008.

Kevin Crosthwaite

Mr. Kevin C. Crosthwaite, Jr. is Senior Vice President -Chief Growth Officer of the Company since 2018. prior to that Mr. Crosthwaite was President and Chief Executive Officer, Philip Morris USA Inc, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Crosthwaite has been continuously employed by Altria Group, Inc. subsidiaries in positions across their businesses, including Strategy and Business Development, Brand Management and Sales since 1997.

Salvatore Mancuso

Mr. Salvatore Mancuso is Senior Vice President - Finance and Procurement of the Company prior to that Mr. Mancuso was Senior Vice President - Strategy, Planning and Procurement of the Company. Mr. Mancuso previously Senior Vice President, Strategy, Planning and Accounting of Altria Group, Inc., was appointed Senior Vice President, Strategy, Planning and Procurement of Altria Group, Inc.

W. Surgner,

Mr. W. Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr. is Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Surgner, who rejoined in 2006 after serving as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Tredegar Corporation.

Steven D'Ambrosia

Mr. Steven D'Ambrosia is Vice President, Controller of the Company. He currently serves as Senior Director, Accounting and Reporting, Altria Client Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, a position he has held since August 2014. Prior to this role, he served as Director, Reporting and Analysis from 2008 through July 2014. Since 1995, he has been continuously employed by Company subsidiaries in various accounting, financial reporting, planning and analysis positions.

Daniel Bryant

John Casteen, III

Dr. John T. Casteen, III, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Casteen became President Emeritus of the University of Virginia in August 2010 after having served as President of the University since 1990. He is both University Professor and Professor of English. Previously, Mr. Casteen served as President of the University of Connecticut from 1985 to 1990 and as Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia from 1982 to 1985.

Dinyar Devitre

Mr. Dinyar S. Devitre serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Devitre Former Chief Financial Officer, Altria Group, Inc. (New York, NY). Mr. Devitre served as Special Advisor to General Atlantic LLC, a private equity firm, from June 2008 to January 2017. In March 2008, Mr. Devitre retired from his position as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Altria Group, Inc. Prior to Mr. Devitre’s appointment to this position in April 2002, he held a number of senior management positions with Altria.

Thomas Farrell

Mr. Thomas F. Farrell, II is Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Farrell is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dominion Energy, Inc. (Richmond, VA). Mr. Farrell is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion Energy, Inc., one of the nation’s largest producers of energy. He became President and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion effective January 2006 and was elected Chairman in April 2007. From January 2004 through December 2005, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Dominion and prior to that as Executive Vice President.

Debra Kelly-Ennis

Ms. Debra J. Kelly-Ennis serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group, Inc. Ms. Kelly-Ennis is Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Diageo Canada, Inc. (Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada). Ms. Kelly-Ennis was President and Chief Executive Officer of Diageo Canada, Inc., a subsidiary of Diageo plc, a global spirits, wine and beer company, from 2008 to June 2012. From 2005 to 2008, she was Chief Marketing Officer for Diageo North America, Inc., another subsidiary of Diageo plc. Ms. Kelly-Ennis has also held marketing, sales and general management positions with RJR/Nabisco, Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, General Motors Corporation and Grand Metropolitan PLC.

W. Kiely

Mr. W. Leo Kiely, III, serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group, Inc. Mr. Kiely Retired Chief Executive Officer, MillerCoors LLC (Golden, CO). Mr. Kiely retired as Chief Executive Officer of MillerCoors LLC, a joint venture combining the U.S. and Puerto Rico operations of SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Company, in July 2011, a position he had held since July 2009. From February 2005 through July 2009, Mr. Kiely served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Molson Coors Brewing Company. From March 1993 to March 2005, he held a variety of executive positions at Coors Brewing Company, including Chief Executive Officer. Before joining Coors Brewing Company, he held executive positions with Frito-Lay, Inc., a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., and Ventura Coastal Corporation, a division of Seven Up Inc.

Kathryn McQuade

Ms. Kathryn B. McQuade serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Ms. McQuade Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (Calgary, Alberta, Canada). Ms. McQuade served as Senior Advisor of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (“Canadian Pacific”), a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States, from November 2012 to May 2013, after previously serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Pacific from September 2008 to her retirement in November 2012. Ms. McQuade joined Canadian Pacific in June 2007 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Canadian Pacific, Ms. McQuade served as Executive Vice President – Planning and Chief Information Officer at Norfolk Southern Corporation where she spent 27 years in key information technology, strategic planning and finance leadership positions.

George Munoz

Mr. George Munoz, CPA J.D., serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Munoz is Principal, Muñoz Investment Banking Group, LLC (Washington, D.C.) and Partner, Tobin & Muñoz (Chicago, IL). Mr. Muñoz is a principal of the Washington, D.C.-based firm of Muñoz Investment Banking Group, LLC. He is also a partner in the Chicago-based law firm of Tobin & Muñoz. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation from 1997 to January 2001. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Muñoz was Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of the United States Treasury Department.

Mark Newman

Mr. Mark E. Newman is Independent Director of the Company. He is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Chemours Company (Wilmington, DE). Mr. Newman is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Chemours Company (“Chemours”), a global chemical company. He is also the executive sponsor of the Chemours Black Employee Network. Mr. Newman joined Chemours, then a subsidiary of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, in 2014. From 2011 to 2014, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for SunCoke Energy Inc., a supplier of high-quality coke used in the blast furnace production of steel. Prior to 2011, Mr. Newman held financial and operational leadership positions at General Motors Corporation, GMAC Financial Services, LLC and Ally Financial Inc.

Nabil Sakkab

Dr. Nabil Y. Sakkab, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. He is Retired Senior Vice President, Corporate Research and Development, The Procter & Gamble Company (Cincinnati, OH). Dr. Sakkab held a variety of positions at The Procter & Gamble Company beginning in 1974. He retired in November 2007 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Research and Development.

Virginia Shanks

Ms. Virginia E. Shanks is Independent Director of the Company. She is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV). Ms. Shanks has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., a casino entertainment company, since July 2013. From October 2010 to June 2013, Ms. Shanks served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., she was Chief Marketing Officer for Multimedia Games Inc. from 2008 to 2010. Prior to 2008, Ms. Shanks held senior executive positions for more than 25 years at the property, division and corporate levels of Caesars Entertainment Corp., including Senior Vice President of Brand Management.