Craig Johnson serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Altria Group Distribution Company, a service organization that provides centralized sales and distribution services to Altria's tobacco operating companies. He has held this position since April 2011.
Under Craig's leadership, AGDC provides high quality programs and services to Altria's tobacco companies' trade partners (wholesalers and retailers) and executes consumer engagement programs for adult tobacco consumers. As part of this effort, AGDC is responsible for the coverage of approximately 240,000 retail stores to enhance Altria's tobacco operating companies' brands in a focused and responsible way.
Prior his current role, Craig served as Executive Vice President for Altria Group, overseeing Altria's tobacco operating companies as well as Altria Sales & Distribution and Altria Consumer Engagement Services. Craig joined Philip Morris USA as a Vice President in 1991.
Craig has extensive experience with leadership development, brand management and sales in the consumer packaged goods industry. Prior to joining the company, he was with Frito-Lay Inc. and Procter & Gamble.
Active in the community, Craig serves as a National Trustee of The First Tee.