Jacinto J. Hernandez, a director of Altria Group, Inc. (?Altria?), retired from service on its Board of Directors effective February 23, 2024. Mr. Hernandez will continue to serve Altria as a strategic advisor under a 5-year advisory services agreement. Mr. Hernandez is founder and principal of Cummings Consulting & Management.

He previously served as a partner and investment analyst for Capital Group and its subsidiary, Capital World Investors. He joined the Capital Group companies in August 2000 and retired in June 2022 after having spent 22 years covering a variety of industries, including U.S. tobacco, helping lead the research portfolio for one of the larger growth mutual funds in the world and serving in key leadership roles. Mr. Hernandez is a director of Aris Water Solutions, Inc. He previously served as a director of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (2022 to May 2023).