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.
10 years in three minutes
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.
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