Biography






Heather Newman

Heather Newman

Heather Newman serves as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Altria Group, Inc. (Altria). In her role, she oversees Altria’s Strategy and Business Development as well as Advanced Analytics, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Previously, Ms. Newman served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Philip Morris USA, where she led the company’s efforts to responsibly manufacture and market its brands, including Marlboro and IQOS, to adult tobacco consumers in a financially disciplined way. Since 1999, Heather held numerous leadership roles in Sales and Brand Management including Vice President & General Manager, Marlboro. Ms. Newman received her undergraduate business degree from Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K Haub School of Business and completed her Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Saint Joseph’s University with a concentration in Marketing in 2005. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Mentoring Partnership, The Executive Advisory Council for the University of Richmond Robins School of Business, as well as on the Board of Visitors for Saint Joseph's University.