K.C. Crosthwaite has been named president and CEO of Philip Morris USA, a subsidiary of Altria Group Inc., (a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company) based in Henrico County, Va.
Crosthwaite replaces Clifford B. Fleet, who had served as president and CEO of Philip Morris USA since November 2013. Fleet informed the company of his decision to leave in April.
Crosthwaite oversees Philip Morris USA and John Middleton. He leads both companies' efforts to responsibly manufacture and market their brands to adult tobacco consumers in a financially disciplined way.