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8-K
ALTRIA GROUP, INC. filed this Form 8-K on 02/01/2018
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ARTICLE IV

Officers

Section 1.    Officers. - The officers of the Corporation shall be a chairman of the Board of Directors, a president (if elected by the Board of Directors), one or more vice chairmen (if elected by the Board of Directors), a chief operating officer (if elected by the Board of Directors), one or more vice presidents (one or more of whom may be designated executive vice president or senior vice president), a treasurer, a controller, a secretary, one or more assistant treasurers (if elected by the Board of Directors), assistant controllers (if elected by the Board of Directors) and assistant secretaries (if elected by the Board of Directors) and such other officers as may from time to time be chosen by the Board of Directors. Any two or more offices may be held by the same person.

Section 2.    Election and Term of Office. - All officers of the Corporation shall be chosen annually by the Board of Directors, and each officer shall hold office until a successor shall have been duly chosen or until such officer’s resignation, death or removal in the manner hereinafter provided. The chairman of the Board of Directors shall be chosen from among the directors.

Section 3.    Vacancies. - If any vacancy shall occur among the officers of the Corporation, such vacancy shall be filled by the Board of Directors.

Section 4.    Other Agents and Employees - Their Powers and Duties. - The Board of Directors or the chairman of the Board of Directors may appoint, from time to time, such agents and employees of the Corporation as they may deem proper, and may authorize any officers to appoint and remove agents and employees. The Board of Directors or the chairman of the Board of Directors may from time to time prescribe the powers and duties of such other officers, agents and employees of the Corporation.

Section 5.    Removal. - Any officer, agent or employee of the Corporation may be removed, either with or without cause, by a vote of a majority of the Board of Directors or, in the case of any agent or employee not appointed by the Board of Directors, by an officer who appointed him or her or upon whom such power of removal may be conferred by the Board of Directors or the chairman of the Board of Directors.

Section 6.    Resignation. - Any officer may resign at any time by delivering a notice of his or her resignation to the Board of Directors or the chairman of the Board. Any such resignation shall be effective when the notice is delivered unless the notice specifies a later effective date.

Section 7.    Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. - The chairman of the Board of Directors shall preside at meetings of the shareholders and of the Board of Directors and shall be a member of the executive committee. The chairman shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and shall be responsible to the Board of Directors. He or she shall be responsible for the general management and control of the business and affairs of the Corporation and shall see to it that all orders and resolutions of the Board of Directors are implemented. The chairman shall, from time to time, report to the Board of Directors on matters within his or her knowledge which the interests of the Corporation may require be brought to its attention. The chairman shall do and perform such other duties as from time to time the Board of Directors may prescribe.


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