HR Judge joins BMS

Pharma Appointment Bristol-Myers Squibb has appointed Ann Powell Judge as the new Senior Vice President for its Human Resources division.

The experienced Judge joins from Shire Pharmaceuticals and will also join BMS’s Senior Management Team.

“Ann brings more than 20 years of broad international human resources experience across multiple industries that will be important to my management team and to our company as we continue to execute our BioPharma strategy,” said Lamberto Andreotti, Chief Executive Officer, BMS.

Prior to joining Shire, Ms Judge served as corporate vice president, HR, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Previous to that, she spent 13 years at The Dow Chemical Company in a variety of HR roles.

Lamberto Andreotti commented that the new recruit’s “leadership and abilities and practical business focus” will assist the development of the HR departments to “build a strong foundation for future growth”.

Ms Judge, who will start her new role in March, said she was looking forward to joining the company. “The company is well-known for its focused and successful BioPharma strategy, and its understanding that people development and organisational effectiveness is a key component of that success,” she said.