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Altria Group, Inc. 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be Held on May 20, 2015
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Shareholder Meeting Notice
The Altria Group, Inc. 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 North 3rd Street, Richmond, Virginia, at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Time.
Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors recommendations.
The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following proposals:
|1.||Election of Directors:||01 - Gerald L. Baliles||07 - Debra J. Kelly-Ennis|
|02 - Martin J. Barrington||08 - W. Leo Kiely III|
|03 - John T. Casteen III||09 - Kathryn B. McQuade|
|04 - Dinyar S. Devitre||10 - George Muñoz|
|05 - Thomas F. Farrell II||11 - Nabil Y. Sakkab|
|06 - Thomas W. Jones|
|2.||Approval of the 2015 Performance Incentive Plan|
|3.||Approval of the 2015 Stock Compensation Plan for Non-Employee Directors|
|4.||Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm|
|5.||Non-Binding Advisory Vote to Approve the Compensation of the Companys Named Executive Officers|
|The Board of Directors recommends that you vote AGAINST the following proposals:|
|6.||Shareholder Proposal - Policy on Migrant Labor in the Tobacco Supply Chain|
|7.||Shareholder Proposal - Preparation of Health Effect and Cessation Materials for Poor and Less Formally Educated Tobacco Consumers|
|8.||Shareholder Proposal - Report on Actions Taken to Reduce the Risk of Green Tobacco Sickness|
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Admission and Directions to the Altria Group, Inc. 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
In order to attend the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, you must submit a written request for an admission ticket. To request an admission ticket, please follow the instructions set forth in the Proxy Statement in response to Question 16.
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