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This excerpt taken from the MO DEF 14A filed Apr 9, 2009.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

     Page

Questions and Answers About the Meeting and Voting

   2

Board of Directors

   6

Board of Directors

   6

Presiding Director

   6

Communications with the Board

   7

Committees of the Board

   7

Election of Directors

   9

Process for Nominating Directors

   9

The Nominees

   9

Compensation of Directors

   14

Ownership of Equity Securities

   16

Section 16(a) Beneficial Reporting Compliance

   17

Compensation Committee Matters

   18

Introduction

   18

Compensation Committee Interlocks and Insider Participation

   18

Compensation Committee Procedures

   18

Compensation Committee Report for the Year Ended December 31, 2008

   20

Compensation Discussion and Analysis

   21

Summary Compensation Table

   39

Grants of Plan-Based Awards during 2008

   44

Outstanding Equity Awards (Altria) as of December 31, 2008

   46

Outstanding Equity Awards (Kraft) as of December 31, 2008

   48

Outstanding Equity Awards (PMI) as of December 31, 2008

   50

Stock Option Exercises and Stock Vested (Altria) during 2008

   52

Stock Option Exercises and Stock Vested (Kraft) during 2008

   53

Stock Option Exercises and Stock Vested (PMI) during 2008

   54

Pension Benefits

   55

Plans Maintained by Altria

   57

Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation

   62

Employment Contracts, Termination of Employment and Change of Control Arrangements

   63

Audit Committee Matters

   66

Audit Committee Report for the Year Ended December 31, 2008

   66

Independent Auditors’ Fees

   67

Pre-Approval Policy

   67

Ratification of the Selection of Independent Auditors

   68

Stockholder Proposals

   69

Related Person Transactions and Code of Conduct

   82

Policies and Procedures

   82

Availability of Form 10-K and Annual Report to Stockholders

   83

Other Matters

   83

2010 Annual Meeting

   83


Table of Contents
These excerpts taken from the MO 10-K filed Feb 27, 2009.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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ARTICLE I   DEFINITIONS    3
ARTICLE II   BENEFIT EQUALIZATION RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES, BENEFIT EQUALIZATION PROFIT-SHARING ALLOWANCES AND BENEFIT EQUALIZATION COMBINED ALLOWANCES    17
ARTICLE III   FUNDS FROM WHICH ALLOWANCES ARE PAYABLE    30
ARTICLE IV   THE ADMINISTRATOR    31
ARTICLE V   AMENDMENT AND DISCONTINUANCE OF THE PLAN    32
ARTICLE VI   FORMS; COMMUNICATIONS    33
ARTICLE VII   INTERPRETATION OF PROVISIONS    34
ARTICLE VIII   CHANGE IN CONTROL PROVISIONS    35


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ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS  3
ARTICLE II BENEFIT EQUALIZATION RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES, BENEFIT EQUALIZATION PROFIT-SHARING ALLOWANCES AND BENEFIT EQUALIZATION COMBINED ALLOWANCES  17
ARTICLE III FUNDS FROM WHICH ALLOWANCES ARE PAYABLE  30
ARTICLE IV THE ADMINISTRATOR  31
ARTICLE V AMENDMENT AND DISCONTINUANCE OF THE PLAN  32
ARTICLE VI FORMS; COMMUNICATIONS  33
ARTICLE VII INTERPRETATION OF PROVISIONS  34
ARTICLE VIII CHANGE IN CONTROL PROVISIONS  35






This excerpt taken from the MO DEF 14A filed Apr 24, 2008.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

     Page

Questions and Answers About the Meeting and Voting

   2

Board of Directors

   6

Board of Directors

   6

Presiding Director

   6

Communications with the Board

   7

Committees of the Board

   7

Election of Directors

   9

Process for Nominating Directors

   9

The Nominees

   9

Compensation of Directors

   14

Ownership of Equity Securities

   16

Section 16(a) Beneficial Reporting Compliance

   17

Compensation Committee Matters

   18

Introduction

   18

Compensation Committee Interlocks and Insider Participation

   18

Compensation Committee Procedures

   18

Compensation Committee Report for the Year Ended December 31, 2007

   20

Compensation Discussion and Analysis

   21

Summary Compensation Table

   39

Grants of Plan-Based Awards During 2007

   43

Outstanding Equity Awards (Altria) as of December 31, 2007

   44

Outstanding Equity Awards (Kraft) as of December 31, 2007

   46

Stock Option Exercises and Stock Vested (Altria) During 2007

   48

Stock Option Exercises and Stock Vested (Kraft) During 2007

   49

Pension Benefits

   50

Plans Maintained by Altria

   52

Plans Maintained by PMI

   55

Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation

   58

Employment Contracts, Termination of Employment and Change of Control Arrangements

   59

Audit Committee Matters

   62

Audit Committee Report for the Year Ended December 31, 2007

   62

Independent Auditors’ Fees

   63

Pre-Approval Policy

   63

Ratification of the Selection of Independent Auditors

   64

Stockholder Proposals

   65

Related Person Transactions and Code of Conduct

   75

Policies and Procedures

   75

Availability of Form 10-K and Annual Report to Stockholders

   76

Other Matters

   76

2009 Annual Meeting

   76


Table of Contents
These excerpts taken from the MO 8-K filed Mar 28, 2008.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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ARTICLE I      DEFINITIONS    1
ARTICLE II      SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED    4

2.1.    Exhibits.

   4

2.2.    Independent Contractors.

   4

2.3.    Standard of Care.

   4

2.4.    Records.

   4
ARTICLE III      FEES    5

3.1.    General.

   5

3.2.    Payments.

   5
ARTICLE IV      REPRESENTATIVES    5

4.1.    Representatives.

   5
ARTICLE V      THIRD PARTY AGREEMENTS    5
ARTICLE VI      AUTHORITY; INFORMATION; COOPERATION; CONSENTS    6

6.1.    Authority.

   6

6.2.    Information Regarding Transition Services.

   6

6.3.    Cooperation.

   6

6.4.    Further Assurances.

   7
ARTICLE VII      AUTHORITY AS AGENT    7
ARTICLE VIII      CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION    7

8.1.    Definition.

   7

8.2.    Nondisclosure.

   7

8.3.    Permitted Disclosure.

   7

8.4.    Ownership of Confidential Information.

   8
ARTICLE IX      TERM AND TERMINATION    8

9.1.    Term.

   8

9.2.    Termination.

   8

9.3.    Termination Assistance Services.

   8

 

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ARTICLE X     LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; INDEMNIFICATION    9

10.1.    Limitation of Liability.

   9

10.2.    Indemnification.

   9
ARTICLE XI     DISPUTE RESOLUTION    9
ARTICLE XII     MISCELLANEOUS    10

12.1.    Original Services Agreement.

   10

12.2.    Incorporation of Distribution Agreement Provisions.

   10

12.3.    Governing Law.

   10

12.4.    References.

   10

12.5.    Notices.

   10

 

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ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS

   1
1.01   General    1

ARTICLE II TAX SHARING

   6
2.01   General    6
2.02   Payment of Taxes    7
2.03   Carrybacks from Post-Distribution Period    8
2.04   Preparation of Returns    9
ARTICLE III REFUNDS    9
3.01   Refunds    9
ARTICLE IV INDEMNIFICATION    10
4.01   General Indemnification    10
4.02   Indemnification for Distribution Taxes    11
4.03   Indemnification Payments    11
ARTICLE V REPRESENTATIONS    11
5.01   Altria and PMI Representations    11
ARTICLE VI COVENANTS    12
6.01   Altria and PMI Covenants    12
6.02   Specific PMI Covenants    12
ARTICLE VII TAX CONTESTS    13
7.01   Representation with Respect to Tax Contests    13
ARTICLE VIII PAYMENTS    14
8.01   Method of Payment    14
8.02   Interest    14

 

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8.03    Characterization of Payments    14

ARTICLE IX MISCELLANEOUS

   15
9.01    Allocation    15
9.02    Payment of Reserves    15
9.03    Cooperation and Exchange of Information    15
9.04    Retention of Records    16
9.05    Dispute Resolution    16
9.06    Changes in Law    16
9.07    Confidentiality    17
9.08    Successors    17
9.09    Authorization    17
9.10    Notices    17
9.11    Entire Agreement    18
9.12    Section Captions    18
9.13    Governing Law    18
9.14    Counterparts    18
9.15    Waiver and Amendments    18
9.16    Effective Date    19
9.17    Termination    19

 

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These excerpts taken from the MO 8-K filed Mar 30, 2007.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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ARTICLE I    DEFINITIONS    1

1.1

   General    1

1.2

   References to Time    8
ARTICLE II    GENERAL PRINCIPLES    8

2.1

   Altria Group Employees    8

2.2

   Kraft Group Employees    8
ARTICLE III    EMPLOYEE TRANSFERS    9

3.1

   Kraft Transferees    9

3.2

   Altria Transferees    13
ARTICLE IV    EQUITY COMPENSATION    16

4.1

   Altria Options    16

4.2

   Kraft Options Issued by Altria    17

4.3

   Restricted Stock    18

4.4

   Deferred Stock    18

4.5

   Existing Kraft Equity Compensation    20

4.6

   Other    20
ARTICLE V    SAVINGS PLANS    22

5.1

   Maintenance of Stock Funds    22
ARTICLE VI    ALTRIA STOCK PURCHASE PLAN    22

6.1

   Termination of Participation    22
ARTICLE VII    GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE    23

7.1

   Sharing of Participant Information    23

7.2

   No Third-Party Beneficiaries    23

7.3

   Audit Rights with Respect to Information Provided    23

7.4

   Fiduciary Matters    24

7.5

   Collective Bargaining    24

7.6

   Consent of Third Parties    24
ARTICLE VIII    INDEMNIFICATION    25

8.1

   Indemnification    25
ARTICLE IX    MISCELLANEOUS    25

9.1

   Relationship of Parties    25

9.2

   Affiliates    25

9.3

   Employee Communications    25

9.4

   Incorporation of Distribution Agreement Provisions    25

9.5

   Governing Law    25

9.6

   References    26

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

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ARTICLE I

 

DEFINITIONS

   1

ARTICLE II

 

SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED

   4
    2.1. Exhibits    4
    2.2. Independent Contractors    4
    2.3. Standard of Care    4
    2.4. Records    4

ARTICLE III

 

FEES

   5
    3.1. General    5
    3.2. Payments    5
ARTICLE IV   REPRESENTATIVES    5
    4.1. Representatives    5
ARTICLE V   THIRD PARTY AGREEMENTS    5
ARTICLE VI   AUTHORITY; INFORMATION; COOPERATION; CONSENTS    6
    6.1. Authority    6
    6.2. Information Regarding Transition Services    6
    6.3. Cooperation    6
    6.4. Further Assurances    7
ARTICLE VII   AUTHORITY AS AGENT    7
ARTICLE VIII   CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION    7
    8.1. Definition    7
    8.2. Nondisclosure    7
    8.3. Permitted Disclosure    7
    8.4. Ownership of Confidential Information    8

ARTICLE IX

 

TERM AND TERMINATION

   8
    9.1. Term    8
    9.2. Termination    8
    9.3. Termination Assistance Services    8

 

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ARTICLE X

  LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; INDEMNIFICATION    9

    10.1. Limitation of Liability

   9

    10.2. Indemnification

   9

ARTICLE XI

  DISPUTE RESOLUTION    9

ARTICLE XII

  MISCELLANEOUS    10

    12.1. Original Services Agreement

   10

    12.2. Incorporation of Distribution Agreement Provisions

   10

    12.3. Governing Law

   10

    12.4. References

   10

    12.5. Notices

   10

 

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