Altria CEO contracts coronavirus

    Altria CEO Howard Willard has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Reuters.

    Willard is taking temporary medical leave, and William Gifford Jr., Altria’s chief financial officer, is taking over in his absence.

    “Howard has been out of the office for several days, and we have notified those who were in close contact with Howard and asked them to self-quarantine for 14 days,” a staff memo said.