Bernard Poussot

Personal Data

Nationality: France & (since 1999) USA
Year of Birth: 1952

Studies

  • 1972-1975
    Business Administration, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP), France

Professional Career

  • 1976-1977
    Secretary General to Deputy Governor of Casablanca in charge of Economic Affairs, Government of Morocco
  • 1977-1981
    Various Marketing executive roles, MSD-Chibret, France
  • 1981
    Division Director Ophthalmology, MSD-Chibret, France
  • 1981-1984
    Director, Marketing & Sales, G.D. Searle, France
  • 1984-1986
    Director, Global Marketing, G.D. Searle, USA
  • 1986-1991
    Managing Director, Wyeth France
  • 1991-1993
    Group Vice President Europe, Wyeth International, USA
  • 1993-1996
    Executive Vice President Wyeth International, USA
  • 1996-1997
    President, Wyeth International, USA
  • 1997-2002
    President, Wyeth Global Pharmaceuticals, USA
  • 2002-2006
    Executive Vice President, Wyeth Corporation, USA
  • 2006-2007
    President & Vice Chairman, Wyeth Corporation, USA
  • 2007-2008
    President, Chief Operating Officer & Board Member, Wyeth Corporation, USA
  • 2008-2009
    Chairman, CEO & President, Wyeth Corporation, USA

Other Board Memberships

  • 2007-2009
    Board Member, Wyeth, USA
  • 2010-present
    Non-Executive Director, Cargill Inc., USA
  • 2011-2015
    Board of Trustees, Lankenau Hospital Foundation, USA
  • 2014-present
    Board Member, Max Planck Institute, USA
  • 1997-present
    Board of Trustees, Eisenhower Fellowships Foundation, USA

Other Activities / Memberships

  • 2007 Légion d’Honneur awarded by French President
  • 2009 Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine