Eduardo Pisani became Director General of IFPMA at the end of 2009. He came to the IFPMA from Bristol-Myers Squibb, a company he joined in 2001, and in which he had risen to the position of Vice-President, International Policy and Government Affairs. During his time at BMS, Eduardo contributed to the development of policy and access initiatives in major disease areas, as well as to industry associations’ work on key international policy issues. He established the first cross-sectoral industry advocacy group on healthcare policy in Brussels, under the aegis of the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU.
Prior to that, Eduardo held positions as legal counsel at Immuno AG in Brussels and Vienna, at Baxter Healthcare in Belgium and Italy, and in European Policy and Government Affairs at Adamson Associates and SmithKline Beecham in Brussels. He started his career in 1989, in the marketing department of Lederle France.