David Elkins - Bristol Myers Squibb


David Elkins

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

David Elkins is the executive vice president and chief financial officer responsible for Global Business Operations, which includes Business Insights and Analytics, Global Finance and Global Procurement.

“Our team creates incredible partnerships across the business to secure and build value for the company and our patients. Our team also plays a vital part in promoting health — our financial health,” says David. “It is our role to ensure we strategically and efficiently invest and deploy our resources in a manner that maximizes value for our patients and all our other stakeholders as we advance the need for innovative medicines.”

David joined Celgene in July 2018 after several years at Johnson & Johnson (J&J), where he served as chief financial officer for that company’s Consumer Products, Medical Devices and Corporate Functions. Prior to J&J, his experiences include EVP & chief financial officer of Becton, Dickinson and Company, a public global medical technology company. From 1995 to 2008, he held roles of increasing responsibility at AstraZeneca, and he began his career in finance at the Boeing Company in 1991. 

David earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware, an MS from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Drexel University.

Updated: November 2021