Altria Group Inc.'s Chairman and CEO Marty Barrington has announced his decision to retire effective May 17, 2018. Barrington has been with Altria for over 25 years, including six years as Chairman and CEO. Howard Willard, the company's current chief operating officer, will succeed Barrington in the role of Chairman and CEO. Full Press Release.
The Convenience Distribution Association (CDA), formerly AWMA, is the trade organization working on behalf of convenience products distributors in the United States. Its distributor members represent more than $92 billion in U.S convenience product sales, serving a wide variety of small retail formats. Associate members include leading convenience product manufacturers, brokers, retailers, suppliers and others allied to the industry.