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Adrienne D. Gonzalez

Adrienne D. Gonzalez

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Lead - BOLD People & Business Resource Group
Princeton, NJ, USA

Adrienne D. Gonzalez, Esq. is Lead of the BOLD (Black Organization for Leadership & Development) People & Business Resource Group, an industry groundbreaking leadership role created by Bristol-Myers Squibb's as part of its people strategy and efforts to become more powerfully diverse and broadly inclusive. As Lead, Adrienne is the full-time general manager of BOLD with responsibility for the development and execution of the strategic and operational plans tied directly to BMS business priorities. In this role, Adrienne reports to Executive Vice President & General Counsel Sandra Leung and the Global Diversity & Inclusion Council, chaired by CEO Giovanni Caforio, M.D.

Adrienne previously served as Senior Counsel in the Litigation and Government Investigations Group where she managed product liability litigation and consumer protection litigation, as well as government investigations. She also handled commercial matters and provided litigation counseling to the business units.

Before joining BMS, Adrienne focused her practice in the area of product liability and mass torts and spent five months seconded in Pfizer’s Civil Litigation group where she assisted in the management of product liability matters and provided litigation counseling to the business units.

In 2016, she was named a "Rising Star" by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA). In 2017, she was awarded the Ruth Whitehead Whaley Professional Achievement Award by the Association of Black Women Attorneys and recognized as a Trailblazer by Black Women of Influence (BWOI).

Adrienne is a graduate of St. John’s University (summa cum laude) and St. John’s University School of Law.


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