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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Barrington

62 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

William Gifford

45 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Clifford Fleet

45 2013 President and Chief Executive Officer, Philip Morris USA Inc.

Craig Johnson

63 2011 President and Chief Executive Officer of Altria Group Distribution Company

Brian Quigley

42 2012 President & Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC

Howard Willard

52 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Denise Keane

63 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Charles Whitaker

49 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Compliance & Information Services, Chief Compliance Officer

Salvatore Mancuso

50 2015 Senior Vice President - Strategy, Planning and Accounting

Ivan Feldman

49 2012 Vice President, Controller

Daniel Bryant

46 2015 Vice President, Treasurer

James Dillard

52 2016 Senior Vice President - Research, Development and Regulatory Affairs

W. Hildebrandt Surgner

50 Corporate Secretary, Senior Assistant General Counsel

Gerald Baliles

75 2008 Independent Director

John Casteen

72 2010 Independent Director

Dinyar Devitre

68 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Farrell

61 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Jones

66 2002 Independent Director

Debra Kelly-Ennis

59 2013 Independent Director

W. Leo Kiely

69 2011 Independent Director

Kathryn McQuade

59 2012 Independent Director

George Munoz

64 2004 Independent Director

Nabil Sakkab

69 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Barrington

Mr. Martin J. Barrington is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He was appointed to the additional role of President effective March 1, 2015. 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.

William Gifford

Mr. William F. Gifford, Jr. has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He was 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.

Clifford Fleet

Mr. Clifford B. Fleet serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Philip Morris USA, a Subsidiary of the Company. 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 serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Altria Group Distribution Company, a subsidiary of the Company. 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.

Brian Quigley

Mr. Brian W. Quigley serves as President & Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC, a subsidiary of the Company. 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.

Howard Willard

Mr. Howard A. Willard, III, is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He 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.

Denise Keane

Ms. Denise F. Keane serves as an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Company. 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 & Information Services, 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.

Salvatore Mancuso

Mr. Salvatore Mancuso is Senior Vice President - Strategy, Planning and Accounting of the Company.

Ivan Feldman

Mr. Ivan S. Feldman serves as Vice President, Controller of the Company. 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.

Daniel Bryant

Mr. Daniel J. Bryant is Vice President and Treasurer of the Company.

James Dillard

Mr. James E. Dillard, III serves as Senior Vice President - Research, Development and Regulatory Affairs of the Company. Mr. Dillard, previously Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Chief Innovation Officer, Altria Client Services LLC.

W. Hildebrandt Surgner

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

Gerald Baliles

Gov. Gerald L. Baliles has served as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. He was Retired Director and Chief Executive Officer, Miller Center of Public Affairs (Charlottesville, VA). Governor Baliles was the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Miller Center of Public Affairs, a leading public policy institution affiliated with the University of Virginia, from April 2006 to December 31, 2014. From 1990 to April 2006, he served as an international aviation and trade partner in the law firm of Hunton & Williams LLP. 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, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Casteen became President Emeritus, University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA). 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 is Special Advisor, General Atlantic LLC (Greenwich, CT). Mr. Devitre is Special Advisor to General Atlantic LLC, a private equity firm, a position he has held since June 2008. 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 Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Farrell is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dominion Resources, Inc. (Richmond, VA). 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 serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Mr. Jones is Senior Partner, TWJ Capital LLC (Stamford, CT). 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 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. Leo Kiely

Mr. W. Leo Kiely, III, serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group, Inc. Mr. Kiely is 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 Ann Bova McQuade serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Ms. McQuade is 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. Muñoz 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.

Nabil Sakkab

Dr. Nabil Y. Sakkab, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of Altria Group Inc. Dr. Sakkab 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.