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Ester Banque

2019 Speaker

ESTER BANQUE is a senior vice president and head intercontinental commercial with Bristol-Myers Squibb. A successful global executive with a portfolio of accomplishments in multiple geographies, she has consistently delivered significant innovation while remaining patient-centric, ensuring the broadest possible access to critically-needed treatments. In her current role Banque oversees the diverse and dynamic Intercontinental region, with responsibilities across the globe. She began her career as a sales representative at Novartis where she was quickly promoted to positions of increasing responsibility, across a wide spectrum of treatment areas. She most recently served as general manager and head of oncology in Germany. Banque has been recognized around the world as a role model and mentor, receiving many awards and citations, including the Women Worth Watching Award, Women Inspiring Women Worldwide Award, and finalist for Europharma’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Banque was educated in Spain, earning a BSc in chemistry and an MBA. @bmsnews