Cronos Group has appointed Jody Begley to the Cronos Group Board of Directors. Mr. Begley is currently Senior Vice President, Tobacco Products for Altria Group in which he oversees more than $24 billion in net revenues. Altria’s appointment replaces one of its previous director designees, K.C. Crosthwaite, who has resigned from the Cronos Group Board to devote more time to his new position as CEO of JUUL Labs.
"Prior to Mr. Begley’s current role, he served as President and General Manager of Nu Mark, leading the company's development and marketing of innovative tobacco products for adult smokers and vapers," the team with the company explains. "He joined Philip Morris USA in 1995 and has held various leadership positions at several Altria companies, including Vice President, Brand Management, PM USA; Vice President, Strategy & Business Development; Vice President, Marketing & Promotion Services; Vice President, Brand Management, Smokeless; and Vice President, Customer & Marketing Services."