ALTRIA GROUP, INC. (NYSE:MO) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

ALTRIA GROUP, INC. (NYSE:MO) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 4, 2019, Craig A. Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Altria Group Distribution Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc. (the “Company”), announced his intention to retire effective March 1, 2019. Also, on January 8, 2019, Ivan S. Feldman, Vice President and Controller of the Company, announced his intention to retire effective April 30, 2019.

About ALTRIA GROUP, INC. (NYSE:MO)

Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries include Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes in the United States; John Middleton Co. (Middleton), which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of machine-made large cigars and pipe tobacco, and UST LLC (UST), which through its subsidiaries, including U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC (USSTC) and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Ltd. (Ste. Michelle), is engaged in the manufacture and sale of smokeless tobacco products and wine. Its segments include smokeable products, smokeless products and wine. The smokeable products segment uses over four manufacturing and processing facilities. The smokeless products segment uses over four smokeless tobacco manufacturing and processing facilities located in Franklin Park, Illinois; Hopkinsville, Kentucky; Nashville, Tennessee, and Richmond, Virginia. Its wine segment uses approximately 11 wine-making facilities.

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