Theodore R. Samuels - Bristol Myers Squibb


Theodore R. Samuels

Lead Independent Director and Retired President of Capital Guardian Trust Company

Mr. Samuels, age 69, has been the Lead Independent Director of Bristol Myers Squibb since May 2021 and has served on the Board since February 2017. With more than 35 years in the financial industry, Mr. Samuels brings to the Board extensive business and operational experience, particularly with respect to economics, capital markets and investment decision making. Mr. Samuels was president of Capital Guardian Trust Company from 2010 until 2016 and a global equity portfolio manager at Capital Group, one of the most prominent investment management organizations in the world from 1990 until 2016. While at Capital Group, he served on numerous management and investment committees, with an eye towards long-term shareholder value creation.

Mr. Samuels currently serves as a director at Centene Corporation and Iron Mountain Inc., and is a former director of Perrigo Company, PLC.