Lodewijk J.R. de Vink

CV as per end of term

Personal Data

Nationality: American
Year of Birth: February 12, 1945


  • The Netherlands School of Business (Economy)
  • B.B.A., Washburn University, 1968
  • M.B.A., American University, 1969

Professional career

  • 1969-1988
    Schering-Plough/Schering International
  • 1988-2000
    Warner-Lambert Company
  • 1999-2000
    Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • 2000-2002
    Credit Suisse First Boston 
    Chairman of Global Health Care Partners
  • 2002-2003
    International Health Care Partners 
  • since 2003
    Blackstone Healthcare Partners, LLC
    Founding member and consultant

Other Board Memberships/Activities

Former membership:

  • Served as Board member of
    - Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers
     of America (PhRMA; Chairman in 1995),
    - The International Federation of Pharmaceutical
     Manufacturers Associations' (IFPMA; Chairman
    - Trilateral Commission,
    - The Business Roundtable,
    - The French American Business Council
    - Royal Ahold
    - Verizon
  • U.S.-Chair of the 1998 TransAtlantic Business Dialogue (TABD)
  • In 1990 Appointment to the President's Export Council

Present Membership:

  • Member of Sotheby's International Advisory Board
  • Member of European Advisory Council, Rothschild & Cie.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the New York Philharmonic