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 News Release - July 21, 2008

Bristol-Myers Squibb Names Chief Procurement Officer

NASSAU PARK, N.J.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY ) today announced that Quentin Roach has been named senior vice president and chief procurement officer. In this role, Roach will be responsible for global leadership for supplier relationship management, company-wide sourcing strategies, and procurement of all materials and services.

“As we transition Bristol-Myers Squibb to a next-generation BioPharma model, Quentin will play a key role in continuing to maximize the strategic value that procurement can deliver to the company,” said Carlo de Notaristefani, president of Technical Operations. “He brings extensive procurement and supply chain experience that will serve him well in his new position,” said de Notaristefani.

“I am looking forward to continuing to build a world-class procurement organization and contributing to the ongoing transformation at BMS,” said Roach. “I am honored to be a part of the BMS team and looking forward to working with the talented individuals within Global Procurement to develop a focused, efficient organization that will serve the future needs of the business.”

Prior to joining Bristol-Myers Squibb, Roach was vice president, Global Customer Strategy & Process Management at Bausch & Lomb Incorporated where he also led the company’s Global Customer Strategy Steering Committee. While at Bausch & Lomb, Quentin advanced through a number of leadership roles in sourcing and procurement, supply chain, and packaging engineering. Earlier, he was chief purchasing officer and director of Auxiliary Operations at the University of Rochester/Strong Health System. Before that, he held a number of progressively responsible procurement and operations roles at other companies including Delphi Automotive Systems and General Motors Corporation.

Quentin holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global pharmaceutical and related health care products company whose mission is to extend and enhance human life.


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