People: Altria Group Inc (MO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Barrington

60 2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

David Beran

59 2012 President, Chief Operating Officer

Howard Willard

50 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Theodor Baseler

President and Chief Executive Officer of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Ltd.

Clifford Fleet

43 2013 President and Chief Executive Officer, Philip Morris USA Inc.

Craig Johnson

61 2011 President and Chief Executive Officer of Altria Group Distribution Company

Jose Luis Murillo

2012 President and General Manager of Nu Mark LLC

Brian Quigley

40 2012 President & Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC

John Nelson

61 2008 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Denise Keane

61 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Charles Whitaker

47 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources & Compliance, Chief Compliance Officer

Salvatore Mancuso

48 2013 Senior Vice President - Investor Relations and Accounting, Treasurer

William Gifford

43 2013 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Development

Ivan Feldman

47 2012 Vice President, Controller

Louanna Heuhsen

63 Vice President - Corporate Governance, Associate General Counsel

Michael French

58 2013 Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer

W. Hildebrandt Surgner

48 Corporate Secretary, Senior Assistant General Counsel

Gerald Baliles

73 2008 Independent Director

John Casteen

70 2010 Independent Director

Dinyar Devitre

66 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Farrell

59 2011 Presiding Independent Director

Thomas Jones

55 2002 Independent Director

Debra Kelly-Ennis

57 2013 Independent Director

W. Leo Kiely

67 2011 Independent Director

Kathryn McQuade

57 2012 Independent Director

George Munoz

62 2004 Independent Director

Nabil Sakkab

67 2008 Independent Director

Sarah Knakmuhs

2014 Vice President – Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Barrington

Mr. Martin J. Barrington is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Altria Group Inc. Prior to his appointment as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on May 17, 2012, Mr. Barrington’s previous positions at the Company included Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance and Administrative Officer. Mr. Barrington has been employed continuously by the Company and its subsidiaries in various capacities since 1993. Before joining the Altria family of companies, he practiced law in both the government and private sectors.

David Beran

Mr. David R. Beran is President, Chief Operating Officer of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Beran served as Vice Chairman of the Company and has been continuously employed by the Company or its subsidiaries in various positions since 1976. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Philip Morris USA beginning in July 2007. From June 2005 to July 2007, he served as Executive Vice President of Finance, Planning & Information for Philip Morris USA. From 2002 through 2005, he served as Philip Morris USA’s Executive Vice President, Strategy, Communication and Consumer Contact. He joined the Altria family of companies after graduating from the University of Virginia in 1976 and holds an MBA from the University of Richmond.

Howard Willard

Mr. Howard A. Willard, III., is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Willard has held leadership positions at Philip Morris USA Inc. in Finance, Sales, Information Services and Corporate Responsibility as well as Quality & Compliance, and Youth Smoking Prevention. Before joining the Altria family of companies in 1992, Howard worked at Bain & Company and Salomon Brothers, Inc. He currently serves on the boards of the YMCA of Greater Richmond and Communities in Schools of Virginia. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Theodor Baseler

Theodor Baseler serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the top 10 producers of premium wines in the United States and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Altria Group. Ted brings extensive experience in both the wine industry and consumer packaged goods. He began his career at Ste. Michelle in 1984 as Director of Marketing and was offered increasing levels of responsibility, eventually becoming Chief Operating Officer before being named President & CEO in 2001. He has focused on building a high-quality portfolio that has resulted in accolades from critics, including Wine Spectator magazine’s coveted No. 1 Wine in the World title for 2009. Prior to working at the winery, he had a successful career as a creative marketer of consumer packaged goods, working at ad agencies J. Walter Thompson, Chiat\Day and Cole & Weber (Ogilvy & Mather). He was named one of the top marketing professionals in the country by Advertising Age, and he recently was named “Man of the Year” by the Wine Enthusiast. Ted has served as the Chairman of the Washington Wine Commission, Chairman of the Napa-based Wine Market Council, and Director of the Washington Wine Institute. He also was appointed by Washington's governor to the Board of Regents of Washington State University, and he has served on the boards of Children's Hospital and Patrons of Northwest Arts.

Clifford Fleet

Clifford Fleet serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Philip Morris USA. In his current role, Cliff oversees PM USA and John Middleton. He leads both companies’ efforts to responsibly manufacture and market their brands to adult tobacco consumers in a financially disciplined way. He has held this position since November 2013. Cliff previously served as Vice President and General Manager, Marlboro, responsible for Marlboro across its entire product portfolio. Prior to that he was Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Altria Client Services where he helped develop Altria’s strategic plans to enhance shareholder value. Since joining Philip Morris USA in 1995, Cliff has held a variety of management and leadership positions in Investor Relations, Sales, Operations, Market Information and Finance. A native of Charlottesville, Cliff graduated from the College of William & Mary. Active in the community, Cliff serves on the Board of Directors for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Inc. and coaches several youth athletic teams.

Craig Johnson

Mr. Craig A. Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Altria Group Distribution Company, a subsidiary of Altria Group Inc. He served as Executive Vice President and President of Philip Morris USA Inc., a wholly-owned operating company of Altria Group, Inc. Under his leadership, the Sales & Brand Management organization strives to build relationships with adult tobacco consumers and the trade (wholesalers and retailers) to responsibly and profitably grow market share of the Company's brand portfolio. As part of this effort, Philip Morris USA's field sales force calls on more than 250,000 retail stores monthly to promote Philip Morris USA's brands in a focused and responsible way. He has a held a variety of senior leadership positions at Philip Morris USA since joining the company as a Vice President in 1991. Prior to joining the company, Craig was with Frito-Lay Inc. in Dallas and with Procter & Gamble. He serves on the boards of directors of St. Christopher's School, the Peter Paul Development Center, and the First Tee of Richmond and Chesterfield in Virginia.

Jose Luis Murillo

Jose Luis Murillo, Jr., is was appointed President and General Manager of Nu Mark LLC on December 1, 2012. His role is to lead the company’s development and marketing of innovative tobacco products for adult tobacco consumers Prior to his appointment, Joe was Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Altria Client Services. In this role, Joe led the company’s Brand Integrity efforts and provided legal counsel to Altria and its companies in a variety of areas. Joe has provided legal support to the Altria family of companies in various capacities since 1995. Joe is a 1986 graduate of Columbia Law School and a 1983 graduate of the University of Miami, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Joe is an active volunteer in local community organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Richmond Symphony and the Board of Governors of St. Catherine’s School in Richmond.

Brian Quigley

Mr. Brian W. Quigley is President & Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC, a subsidiary of Altria Group Inc. He has held this position since April 2012 and is responsible for the day-to-day strategic direction of USSTC. Previously, Brian served as Vice President, Copenhagen for USSTC. Since 2003, Brian has held various leadership roles involving brand management as well as business development and planning at Philip Morris USA and USSTC. Before joining the Altria family of companies, Brian held branding and leadership roles with several companies, including Pinnacle Foods Corporation; International Home Foods, which is now part of ConAgra, Inc., and in the advertising industry.

John Nelson

John R. Nelson serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Altria Group. His role is to lead the Research, Development & Engineering department in the creation of products and technologies for Altria’s tobacco operating companies in order to help them responsibly meet their business goals. He has held this position since 2008. Previously, he served as President of Operations & Technology for Philip Morris USA for a six-year period. In this position, he led a variety of groups including: Strategic Product Planning; Manufacturing; Product Development; Product Assessment; Research, Development & Engineering; Research & Technology; Quality; and Commercialization & Engineering. Earlier in his career, he served as President of PM USA in New York and President of Philip Morris International in Lausanne, Switzerland. He has also held leadership positions in Manufacturing, Research & Development, Planning and Corporate Affairs. Before joining PM USA in 1982 as a Research Analyst, he was Associate Study Director of the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago and a Research Associate for the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council. He currently serves on the boards of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business Foundation, the Virginia Historical Society, the Virginia Institute for Marine Sciences at the College of William and Mary and the Virginia Business Council.

Denise Keane

Denise Keane serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Altria Group. In her role, she leads the company’s Law department and the Corporate Secretary’s office. From May 1995 to December 1997, Denise served as Senior Vice President & General Counsel for Philip Morris USA and later Senior Vice President, Worldwide Regulatory Affairs, and Associate General Counsel for Philip Morris Companies. Denise served as the Senior Vice President and General Counsel for PM USA from 2001 until assuming her most recent position with Altria in 2008. She has engaged in the successful management of company litigation issues and has managed legal regulatory issues globally. During her career with the Altria family of companies, Denise has held various management and leadership positions. She is a member of the American Bar Association and is currently serving on the Commission on Women in the Profession. She also serves on the board of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.

Charles Whitaker

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

Salvatore Mancuso

William Gifford

William Gifford serves as 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.

Ivan Feldman

Mr. Ivan S. Feldman is Vice President, Controller of Altria Group, Inc. Mr. Feldman currently serves as Vice President and Assistant Controller, Financial Reporting, Altria Client Services Inc., a position he has held since 2008. Since June 2000, he has been continuously employed by Altria Client Services Inc. in positions overseeing financial reporting and analysis.

Louanna Heuhsen

Michael French

Mike French serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer for Altria Client Services, which provides professional services and support to Altria Group and its operating companies. He has held this position since January 2013, after joining the company as SVP and Chief Marketing Officer in August 2012. Mike works closely with the brand management organizations to provide strategic insight and brand building input to each of Altria’s tobacco companies as they develop their overall marketing strategies. In addition, Mike leads work related to our innovation system including building innovation capabilities across the Altria family of companies. Mike’s team also provides services related to Market Information & Consumer Research for all of Altria's tobacco operating companies. Before joining the Altria family of companies, Mike held senior marketing and strategy roles at Brown-Forman Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company and Procter & Gamble. He brings a strong marketing and consumer research background including a solid understanding of responsible marketing to adult consumers. Mike has an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a Masters in Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

W. Hildebrandt Surgner

Mr. W. Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr., is Corporate Secretary, Senior Assistant General Counsel of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Surgner, who rejoined in 2006 after serving as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Tredegar Corporation.

Gerald Baliles

Governor Gerald L. Baliles has served as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Governor Baliles is the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Miller Center of Public Affairs, a leading public policy institution affiliated with the University of Virginia. He has held this position since April 2006. From 1990 to April 2006, he served as an international aviation and trade partner in the law firm of Hunton & Williams LLP, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. From 1986 through 1990, Governor Baliles served as the 65th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. During his tenure as Governor, he served as Chairman of the National Governors Association.

John Casteen

Dr. John T. Casteen, III, is Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. 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 Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia from 1982 to 1985 and President of the University of Connecticut from 1985 to 1990.

Dinyar Devitre

Dr. Dinyar S. Devitre is Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Devitre is Special Advisor to General Atlantic Partners, a private equity firm. 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 the Company.

Thomas Farrell

Mr. Thomas F. Farrell, II is Presiding Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Farrell is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion Resources, Inc., one of the nation’s largest producers of energy. He became President and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion Resources, Inc. 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 Resources, Inc. and prior to that as Executive Vice President.

Thomas Jones

Mr. Thomas W. Jones is Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Jones assumed his position as Senior Partner of TWJ Capital LLC, an investment company, in May 2005. From August 1999 to October 2004, he held the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Investment Management with Citigroup Inc. He joined Travelers Group as Vice Chairman in 1997 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Smith Barney Asset Management until August 1999 when Travelers Group merged with Citibank to form Citigroup Inc. Prior to joining Travelers Group, Mr. Jones served as President and Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman of TIAA-CREF from 1993 to 1997.

Debra Kelly-Ennis

Ms. Debra J. Kelly-Ennis is Independent Director of Altria Group, Inc. 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. Leo Kiely

Mr. W. Leo Kiely, III, is Independent Director of Altria Group, Inc. 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 is Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. 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 is Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Muñoz is a principal of the Washington, DC-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.

Nabil Sakkab

Dr. Nabil Y. Sakkab is Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. 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.

Sarah Knakmuhs

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