Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay joins Bristol-Myers Squibb in presenting trees to local Saint-Laurent schools



    
    A unique green way to inaugurate company's new offices in Montreal's
                                 Technoparc
    

    MONTREAL, May 28 /CNW Telbec/ - Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada ("BMS")
celebrated the opening of its new national head offices today with a unique
green twist.
    Montreal Mayor, Gérald Tremblay joined Dieter Weinand, President,
Intercontinental, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Wayne Quigley, President
and General Manager, Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada, in presenting trees to
students from local primary schools as a symbol of the company's roots in the
Borough of Saint-Laurent and its commitment to the community.
    With the official opening of its new Technoparc offices, BMS begins a new
chapter in its proud 57-year history in the vibrant Saint-Laurent business
community. Many local dignitaries and business leaders were in attendance to
celebrate the official opening and Bristol-Myers Squibb's commitment to
bringing new vitality to the community where staff members work and live. The
occasion was marked with a symbolic tree-planting ceremony at the new head
office, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a reception.
    "Bristol-Myers Squibb is proud to be part of the Saint-Laurent community
and we look forward to this new chapter in the future of BMS," said Wayne
Quigley, President and General Manager, Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada. "The
official opening of our new location represents a renewal of our pledge to
improving the health of Canadians through innovation and our support of
Canadian healthcare professionals, patients and causes."

    About Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, a global pharmaceutical and related health care
products company whose mission is to extend and enhance human life.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada is a leading provider of medicines to fight
cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, infectious diseases (including
HIV/AIDS), nervous system diseases and serious mental illness. Bristol-Myers
Squibb Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the BMY symbol
(NYSE:  BMY). Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada's operations are headquartered in
Montréal, Québec.




For further information:

For further information: Marc Osborne, Director, Government Relations
and Public Affairs, Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada, (514) 333-2463,
marc.osborne@bms.com; Jonathan Gendron, HKDP Communications and public
affairs, (514) 395-0375, ext. 238, jgendron@hkdp.qc.ca


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