Lamberto Andreotti

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Lamberto Andreotti
Born 1950
Rome, Italy
Occupation Business executive
Board member of
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb (2009)
  • Dupont (2012)

Lamberto Andreotti (born 6 July 1950 in Rome) is an Italian businessman. He is currently executive chairman of the board of Bristol-Myers Squibb.[1]


Early life

Andreotti was born in Rome, Italy, in 1950 and graduated from Sapienza University of Rome with a degree in engineering; he then achieved a Master of Science degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.[2][3][4]

Professional roles

He worked for many pharmaceutical companies, including Farmitalia-Carlo Erba then with Pharmacia after Pharmacia acquired Farmitalia.[2] In 1998, he joined Bristol-Myers Squibb.[2] He was elected to the Board of Directors in March 2009 and became CEO on 4 May 2010.[2] Prior to his taking the role of CEO, he held the role of president and COO.[1] He retired from Bristol-Myers Squibb in 2015 and took on the role of executive chairman of the company's board, succeeding James M. Cornelius who was retiring from this role.[1]

He was elected to the board of DuPont in 2012.[5]

Family background

He is the son of former Italian Senator and Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Staff (February 15, 2015). "BMS CEO Andreotti to Retire; COO Named as Successor". Genetic Engineering & Biotechnolgy News (paper). 35 (4). p. 6. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Bristol-Myers Squibb: Lamberto Andreotti". May 2010. Retrieved June 12, 2012. 
  3. Forbes
  4. "Lamberto Andreotti: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Retrieved June 12, 2012. 
  5. "Bio Lamberto Andreotti, CEO, Bristol-Myers Squibb". April 2012. Retrieved June 12, 2012.