The primary responsibility of the Board of Directors is to foster the long-term success of the company.
The Board is responsible for establishing broad corporate policies, setting strategic direction, and overseeing management, which is responsible for Altria’s day-to-day operations. In fulfilling this role, each director must exercise his or her good faith business judgment in the best interests of the company.
The Board holds regular meetings typically in January, February, May, August, October and December and special meetings when necessary. The organizational meeting follows the Annual Meeting of Shareholders
John T. Casteen III
President Emeritus, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Dinyar S. Devitre
Former Chief Financial Officer, Altria Group, Inc., New York, NY
Thomas F. Farrell II
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dominion Energy, Inc., Richmond, VA
Debra J. Kelly-Ennis
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Diageo Canada, Inc.
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
W. Leo Kiely III
Retired Chief Executive Officer, MillerCoors LLC, Golden, CO
Kathryn B. McQuade
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Principal, Muñoz Investment Banking Group, LLC, Washington, D.C.
Partner, Tobin & Muñoz, Chicago, IL
Mark E. Newman
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Chemours Company, Wilmington, DE
Nabil Y. Sakkab
Retired Senior Vice President, Corporate Research and Development,
The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH
Virginia E. Shanks
Strategic Advisor, Penn National Gaming, Inc., Las Vegas, NV
Howard A. Willard III
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Altria Group, Inc., Richmond, VA