Board of Directors

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
    George Muñoz
    Principal, Muñoz Investment Banking Group, LLC, Washington, D.C.
    Partner, Tobin & Muñoz, Chicago, IL
    Mark E. Newman
    Chief Operating 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