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Jody Begley

Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Altria Group, Inc.

Jody Begley serves as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for Altria Group. In his role, he oversees the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of our companies' tobacco products and various functions supporting those operations.
Jody has over 25 years with Altria and brings extensive sales, marketing and strategy experience from across Altria's family of companies. Prior to his current appointment, he served as Senior Vice President, Tobacco Products for Altria Group overseeing Altria's core tobacco businesses as well as Engineering, Quality and Product Development support and Consumer & Marketplace Insights. Jody also served as President and General Manager of Nu Mark, leading the company's development and marketing of innovative tobacco products for adult smokers and vapers. He joined Philip Morris USA in 1995 and has held various leadership positions including Vice President, Brand Management; Vice President, Strategy & Business Development; Vice President, Marketing & Promotion Services; Vice President, Brand Management, Smokeless; Vice President, Brand Management, Philip Morris USA and Vice President, Customer & Marketing Services, AGDC.

Jody is a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville where he received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering in 1993, and an M.B.A. in 1995. He serves on the Board of Directors for Cronos Group and the Boys & Girls Clubs in the metro Richmond area.