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Altria Group, Important Inc. Notice 2011 Annual Regarding Meeting the Availability of Shareholders of Proxy to be Materials Held on for May the 19, 2011
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Shareholder Meeting Notice
The Greater Altria Richmond Group, Inc. Convention 2011 Annual Center, Meeting 403 North of Shareholders 3rd Street, will Richmond, be held Virginia, on Thursday, at 9:00 May a.m. 19, Eastern 2011 at Time. the
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- Elizabeth E. Bailey
02- Gerald L. Baliles
03- John T. Casteen III
04- Dinyar S. Devitre
05- Thomas F. Farrell II
06- Thomas W. Jones
07- George Muñoz
08- Nabil Y. Sakkab
09- Michael E. Szymanczyk
2. Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
3. Advisory vote on the compensation of the Companys named executive officers
The Board of Directors makes no recommendation on the following proposal:
4. Advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on the compensation of the Companys named executive officers
The Board of Directors recommends that you vote AGAINST the following proposal:
5. Shareholder Proposal - Address Concerns Regarding Tobacco Flavoring
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