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John E.

Corporate Affairs & Investor Relations
Princeton, NJ, USA
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John is senior vice president, Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations. In this role, John leads Bristol-Myers Squibb’s internal and external communications efforts worldwide, which includes responsibility for Global Policy, Advocacy and Government Affairs as well as the company’s interactions with the investment community.

Under John’s leadership, the company has built one of the best investor relations teams in the industry as named by investors polled by Institutional Investor magazine. In addition, he has aligned the communications organization around the company’s core business objectives and accelerated the development and launch of the company’s social media platforms.

“We have an important story to tell about Bristol-Myers Squibb and our focus on transforming the way diseases are treated, our differentiated approach to business, the scientific expertise of our researchers and the passion our employees bring to helping patients,” says John.

John joined Bristol-Myers Squibb in 2000 as senior director, Investor Relations. In 2002, he became vice president, Investor Relations, and the company’s primary contact with the institutional investment community. In 2011, John added responsibility for Public Affairs, and in 2017 assumed leadership for Global Policy, Advocacy and Government Affairs.

Prior to joining Bristol-Myers Squibb, John held various leadership roles of increasing responsibility at W. W. Grainger, Inc., and at Scott Paper Company.

John received a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


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