Louis S. Schmukler
President, Global Product Development & Supply, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Lou is President, Global Manufacturing & Supply for Bristol-Myers Squibb. Lou oversees the company’s global manufacturing and supply operations in North America, Latin America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. The organisation develops, manufactures and supplies Bristol-Myers Squibb’s innovative medicines worldwide. Lou is a member of the company’s Senior Management Team.
Before joining Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lou led Pfizer’s Worldwide Biotech Manufacturing as Senior Vice President for the Specialty/Biotechnology Operating Unit. Prior to that, he oversaw global small molecule pharmaceutical manufacturing and Asia Pacific manufacturing operations for Wyeth, and held earlier leadership positions at Marion Merrell Dow, Hoffman-LaRoche and Novartis/Sandoz.
Lou holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Temple University and a master’s degree in management from Webster University. He is an active member, holding past and present leadership positions, in several industry organisations including Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), BioPhorum, National Association of Manufacturers, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Forum, Pharmaceutical International Leadership Forum and the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering.