Joe Murillo serves as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Altria Client Services. Joe leads FDA-related regulatory strategy, engagement, communications and advocacy for Altria's tobacco operating companies. Joe also develops regulatory and research strategies related to Altria’s pursuit of tobacco harm reduction and FDA authorization of modified risk tobacco products.
Before being appointed to his current position, Joe served as President and General Manager of Nu Mark, LLC. In that role, Joe led the company's development and marketing of innovative tobacco products for adult tobacco consumers.
Previously, Joe was Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Altria Client Services, where he led the company's Brand Integrity efforts and provided legal support to a number of different areas at Altria. During the course of his career, Joe has developed extensive knowledge of the marketing, sales, distribution, regulatory and communications aspects of bringing tobacco products to market.
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 Governors of St. Catherine's School in Richmond, the Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (formerly CenterStage Foundation) and the Richmond Symphony Foundation.