NIAF Board Member Peter Arduini Elected to Bristol-Myers Squibb Board


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Attribute to NIAF Chairman Joseph V. Del Raso and NIAF President John M. Viola

Peter-Arduini“On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation Board of Directors, we congratulate our fellow board member, Peter J. Arduini, on his election to the Board of Directors at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, effective April 1, 2016.  He has also been elected to the company’s Audit Committee of its Board, effective May 3, 2016.

“We are extremely proud of his distinguished career as president, chief executive officer and director of Integra LifeSciences.  A world leader in medical devices, Integra LifeSciences is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. With more than 25 years of worldwide experience in medical device technology and pharmaceutical businesses, Peter has successfully led operations in China, Europe, Japan and the United States.

“As one of NIAF’s distinguished Board members, Peter chairs the Strategic Planning Committee, which also makes him an at-large member of the Foundation’s Executive Committee. He joined the NIAF Board in 2010 and continues to bring passion, dedication, commitment and leadership to the Foundation and the Italian American community.

“Auguri e Buona Fortuna, Peter!”

Washington, D.C. March 4, 2016

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