André Calantzopoulos

André Calantzopoulos is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Philip Morris International (PMI).

During a career spanning more than 35 years at PMI, André began the company’s smoke-free transformation, accelerating the development and commercialization of better, science-based alternatives for those adults who would otherwise continue to smoke.

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10 years in three minutes

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An innovator and true visionary, André Calantzopoulos has written history and rewritten the rulebook, guiding PMI’s transformation from a cigarette manufacturer into a tech company committed to a smoke-free future.

Throughout his time as CEO, André ensured that PMI’s corporate purpose—aimed at public health, sustainability, and a better future for all—is reflected in this seismic change. In his new role, he remains committed to these principles.

André Calantzopoulos during panel discussion on global challenges
André Calantzopoulos shares a joke with colleague
André Calantzopoulos on panel for the Economist