Our employees' leadership and passion to succeed has enabled us to create and grow some of the biggest brands in the largest tobacco categories, maintain superior trade relationships and drive shareholder value. 
Our employee goal is to develop high performing and engaged employees who will help us continue to deliver superior results in the future. Our approach continues to include promoting a vibrant, inclusive workplace; attracting, developing and retaining talented and diverse people; rewarding and recognizing our employees and creating a safe workplace.

And we know that in a dynamic and rapidly changing industry, we need to build on that passion to transform our business, talent and culture to win in the future. That's why, we are investing in a transformative effort of our talent and culture to deliver superior results.

Charlie Whitaker

Senior Vice President 
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Compliance Officer
Altria Group

"Our future success will be won by our continued ability to attract, develop, and engage diverse, talented people, and we are committed to that goal."

Our Focus

Promoting a Vibrant, Inclusive Workplace

We're focused on building a more diverse and inclusive culture. Although we've set goals and made some progress, more still needs to be done. We have an opportunity to lead and make significant change.

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Attracting, Developing & Retaining Talent

In 2018, our companies invested $14.7 million in training and development programs.

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Rewarding & Recognizing Employees

Altria and its companies offer some of the most comprehensive and competitive benefits within the Fortune 500.*

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*Based on recent, independent benefits benchmarking studies.

Creating a Safe Workplace

Our safety goal is simple – we want all employees to have an injury-free career. We're committed to occupational injury and illness prevention and to full compliance with laws and regulations relating to employee safety and health.

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Employee Resource Groups

Our Employee Resource Groups bring together groups of employees with shared characteristics or life experiences to help the company benefit from our diversity and become more inclusive.

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Compliance & Integrity

Our success depends on our people and how we conduct business. We pursue our business objectives with integrity and in full compliance with all applicable laws.

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We Welcome Veterans

At the Altria family of companies, we appreciate and honor the men and women of the Armed Forces and have many employees who have served our country. We provide the following resources to support our veterans.

Military Support
Our company is proud to support programs for veterans, active duty and transitioning military personnel as well as their families.  We are proud to count the USO, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and many others as partners in these efforts.

The Altria family of companies is proud to be a certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) employer.
A Department of Defense committee, The Virginia Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), honored PM USA with the “Above and Beyond” award, granted for the extraordinary support that Altria provides to its employees who continue to serve our nation. Some of that support includes: differential pay, an activation bonus, job retention and reinstatement, continued health benefits for families while activated, and more.
Employee Resource Group
SALUTE, Altria’s Military Network is a community for all Altria employees whose interests align with supporting active duty, reserve, former military service members and their families. The ERG’s mission is to: Support current and former military service members and their families, help recruit, develop, and retain military talent, and engage with external support organizations.
Employee Involvement

Our employees’ community action platform is called “act” – Altria Contributing Together. Employees take pride in taking action to help our communities thrive. They get involved in communities – both through volunteering and workplace giving – strengthens our connection to community, helps us learn to lead more inclusively, and deepens connections to our work.

What Our Veterans Say

Brandy, Senior Manager in Talent Acquisition, shares her experience going from military life to civilian life and how Altria can support veterans like her begin a new chapter in their lives.
Greg, Territory Sales Manager for Altria Group Distribution Company, talks about how his experience in the U.S. Marine Corps has prepared him for the challenges and responsibilities he gets to take on day to day with Altria.​​
Pete, Mechanic for Philip Morris USA and a former Marine, talks about Altria's many efforts to stay connected to and support the veteran community.​

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