Philip Morris International Inc. is a leading global tobacco company that is headquartered in New York City. The company was founded in 1847 and has since grown to become one of the largest tobacco companies in the world, with products sold in over 180 countries. Philip Morris is known for its iconic brands such as Marlboro, Parliament, and Virginia Slims, among others. The company has a long history of innovation, including the introduction of the first filtered cigarette in the early 1950s. Today, Philip Morris is committed to reducing the harm caused by smoking through the development of reduced-risk products and the promotion of smoke-free alternatives.