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Amanda Poole

2023 Speaker

Introduction|Senior Vice President, HR, Bristol Myers Squibb

AMANDA POOLE is an HR Leader for Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS), a global biopharmaceutical driven by the vision to transform patients’ lives through science, where she drives modern, integrated solutions across global talent, learning, workforce experience and people services to support an engaging experience for 30,000+ employees in 47 markets. She fosters a diverse and inclusive team, building a culture that inspires innovative contributions for our patients and communities. She has built deep industry experience at BMS through international and domestic assignments and HR leadership roles for business functions. Poole brings HR expertise in global talent management, change management, recruitment, labor relations and executive coaching, and recently strengthened her M&A capabilities by leading all people/culture components of the ≈$74B Celgene acquisition. Poole holds a BS degree in industrial/organizational psychology from The College of New Jersey. She is an avid global traveler and enjoys playing tennis with her husband and two young boys.