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Misinformation, Lack of Access and Confusion Hamper the Ability of Smokers Who Don’t Quit to Consider Better... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday 20 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today released a white paper titled “Unsmoke: Clearing the Way for Change” based on findings from a major international study conducted for the company by independent research firm Povaddo. There is no question that, while...

Philip Morris International Names New Chief Product Officer -Thursday 1 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today announced that Bin Li has stepped into the new role of chief product officer (CPO), effective Aug. 1, 2019. In this position, Mr. Li will own the industrial design and manage the product development of PMI’s reduced-risk...

Philip Morris International: World Health Organization Report on Tobacco Fails People Who Currently Smoke -Tuesday 30 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following is a statement from Philip Morris International. On July 26, the World Health Organization released a report on global tobacco use which urges governments to step up efforts to help smokers quit. There is no question that the best choice is never to start using...

Military Veterans Experience the Thrill of Ferrari F1 with Philip Morris International -Friday 28 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today joined with veterans’ charities to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for U.S. and U.K. veterans who have endured life-changing injuries and illnesses. PMI’s support made it possible for eight former soldiers to ride in...

Philip Morris International Holds ‘Open Mic’ at 2019 Cannes Lions Festival -Monday 17 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today its return to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity to engage with those who are actively creating and shaping meaningful change in the world. Working from its central theme of “Open Mic,” PMI...

PMI Launches Online Hub Offering Inspiration to ‘Unsmokers’ -Thursday 13 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International (PMI) today launches unsmokeyourworld.com, a new online hub for those that want to unsmoke themselves or their loved ones, their communities, or the world. The website aims to provide an inspiring and engaging place to help people kick-start their...

PMI: World No Tobacco Day Should Be World No Smoking Day -Tuesday 28 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International (PMI) is marking World No Tobacco Day by publishing a call to the global regulatory and public health community to leave aside ideological differences and instead leverage technology, science and innovation to more rapidly improve public...

Philip Morris International Strengthens Organizational Capabilities to Realize Its Vision for a Smoke-Free Future -Wednesday 22 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today announced leadership moves to accelerate the realization of its vision of a smoke-free future and further enhance business growth. The company has created the following new roles: Chief Consumer Officer (CCO), Chief Life...

‘Can a Tobacco Company Be Sustainable?’ Philip Morris International Says ‘Absolutely,’ and... -Wednesday 15 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today published its fourth Sustainability Report, detailing its progress in key areas across its value chain. PMI’s mission to unsmoke the world is core to its sustainability ambition and business strategy. André...

CORRECTING and REPLACING US FDA Action Enables Millions of American Smokers to Give Up Cigarettes -Wednesday 8 May 2019

CORRECTION...by Philip Morris International (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Second paragraph, second sentence of release should read: PMI will bring IQOS to the U.S. in cooperation with Altria Group, Inc., and its subsidiary Philip Morris USA (instead of PMI will bring IQOS to the U.S. in cooperation with...

Philip Morris International CEO Speaks at Boston College Chief Executives Club -Saturday 4 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- André Calantzopoulos, chief executive officer of Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM), today addressed the Boston College Chief Executives Club, setting out how PMI is radically changing its business to unsmoke the world and encourage the hundreds of millions of...

Philip Morris International CEO to Speak at Boston College Chief Executives Club -Thursday 2 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDIA ADVISORY What: André Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI), will address Boston’s business community and leaders during an invitation-only event at the Boston College Chief Executives Club, a long-recognized forum for...

Philip Morris International Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration Authorization For Sale of IQOS in the... -Wednesday 1 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today confirmed that IQOS, Philip Morris International’s electrically heated tobacco system, is appropriate for the protection of public health and has authorized it for sale in the United States. FDA’s decision follows its...

Age Matters: PMI Calls All Tobacco and E-Cigarette Companies To Do Their Part to Guard Against Youth Nicotine Use -Wednesday 24 April 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today reaffirmed its vision for the future: To achieve a smoke-free world; that is, one without cigarettes. For the hundreds of millions of men and women globally who will otherwise continue to smoke, PMI’s goal is to switch...

Philip Morris International Presents IQOS World Revealed by Alex Chinneck at Milan Design Week 2019  -Tuesday 9 April 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today presents IQOS World revealed by Alex Chinneck at Milan Design Week 2019, the pinnacle event in the world of art and design. IQOS, the flagship innovation in PMI’s smoke-free portfolio, will host the exhibition to the...

Philip Morris International Enters the ‘Year of Unsmoke’—Calls on All Those Who Can Empower a... -Monday 8 April 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today launched “The Year of Unsmoke,” an urgent call to action to smokers, nonsmokers, regulators and agents of change across the world to drive a better future for the world’s 1.1 billion smokers and their families, loved...

Philip Morris International Bolsters Washington, D.C., Presence with Key Staff Appointments -Tuesday 2 April 2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International’s (PMI) Washington, D.C., operations are being strengthened with two key personnel moves. J.B. Simko has been promoted to Vice President External Affairs and will relocate from New York to serve in his new role as head of the...

Philip Morris International Announces Projects Selected in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT; $21 Million Awarded For... -Tuesday 19 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today 31 projects selected for funding in the second round of PMI IMPACT, a global initiative supporting third party programs dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes. The PMI IMPACT Expert Council...

PMI’s Latest Study Indicates E-Cigarettes Induce Less Biological Responses Associated with Cardiovascular and... -Thursday 14 March 2019

Landmark 6-month study demonstrating that e-cigarette vapors induce significantly lower biological responses associated with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases compared with cigarette smoke. This first-of-its-kind study evaluated the impact of e-cigarette vapor, with and without...

Philip Morris International Spearheads Drive for Change on International Women’s Day -Thursday 7 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is honoring International Women’s Day by hosting “Fair Share: The Future of Communicating with Women,” a conference to help improve gender bilingual communications. Flipping the script on traditional events hosted on this...