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Philip Morris International Inc. Announces Temporary Suspension of Operations at Manufacturing Technology Bologna LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Monday 23 March 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) announced today that it will implement a temporary suspension of its operations at Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna S.p.A., Italy (“MTB”) due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19. In agreement...

Philip Morris International Demonstrates Commitment to Developing an Inclusive and Diverse Workplace with Appointment of... -Friday 13 March 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM), a leading international tobacco company with a diverse workforce of around 73,500 people who hail from every corner of the globe, is committed to being a great employer. Demonstrating this corporate responsibility, PMI CEO...

Emmanuel Babeau Joins Philip Morris International as CFO -Monday 2 March 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today that Emmanuel Babeau has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, replacing Martin King. King will be taking on a new role as CEO, PMI America, a newly created function. Reporting to global CEO André...

Prohibition at Any Cost? Philip Morris International Hits Back at Global Campaign of Disinformation -Friday 21 February 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Statement by Dr. Moira Gilchrist BSc (Hons) Pharmacy, PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vice President Strategic & Scientific Communication, Philip Morris International: “‘You should develop a safer product.’ For decades, that is what governments and the public health...

Philip Morris International Recognized by CDP as a Global Leader in Sustainable Action -Tuesday 4 February 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) has once again been recognized as a global leader in sustainability performance and disclosure by CDP—an international nonprofit that collects data to help decision-makers reduce risk, capitalize on opportunities and drive...

Philip Morris International Inc. Announces Agreement with KT&G to Accelerate the Achievement of a Smoke-Free Future ... -Wednesday 29 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today announces a global collaboration agreement with the leading tobacco and nicotine company in South Korea, KT&G, to commercialize KT&G’s smoke-free products outside of the country. “To achieve PMI’s vision of a...

Philip Morris International Wins 2020 BIG Innovation Award -Thursday 23 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced that it has won the 2020 BIG Innovation Award in the “Organization” category. The company was honored for placing innovation front and center as it continues its full-scale business transformation to...

Majority of People Want Governments to Do More to Reduce Smoking Rates, According to a New Global Survey From PMI -Tuesday 21 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As it continues to advocate for greater transparency, objective examination of the science and open debate in creating the right regulation for smoke-free alternatives, Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today released a new white paper titled, “Unsmoke Your...

PMI Recognized for Its Climate Leadership with Six Consecutive Years on CDP’s ‘A List’ for Climate... -Monday 20 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) was recognized today among the top global companies leading on climate action. Environmental nonprofit CDP, formerly Carbon Disclosure Project, has placed PMI on its ‘A List’ for climate change for the sixth year in a row,...

Philip Morris International Recognized for Business Excellence in 4th Annual One Planet Awards -Friday 17 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) has been recognized among this year’s most awarded winners in the One Planet Awards program, an initiative acknowledging business and professional excellence in industries around the world. The company earned four awards for...

Philip Morris International Recognized for Sustainability Action and Ambition in ‘50 Sustainability and Climate... -Thursday 16 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is being recognized as one of 50 global sustainability leaders from the international business community in a new documentary film project called “50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders,” available...

PMI Sets Carbon Neutrality Target for All of Its Factories By 2030 -Thursday 10 October 2019

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced its aim that all its factories become carbon neutral by 2030. The announcement comes as PMI celebrates its factory in Klaipeda, Lithuania, as its first carbon neutral manufacturing facility. “A clear...

Philip Morris International Recognized for Best-in-Class Practices by the 2019 Golden Bridge Awards® -Thursday 3 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today that it has earned four prestigious honors in the 2019 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards®, the world’s premier “Business Awards” program honoring achievements in every industry around the world....

Philip Morris International Inc. Launches IQOS 3 DUO -Thursday 26 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today the latest addition to its smoke-free portfolio, IQOS 3 DUO. The continued development of technology exemplified by IQOS 3 DUO—driven by consumer insights and supported by scientific...

Misinformation, Lack of Access and Confusion Hamper the Ability of Smokers Who Don’t Quit to Consider Better... -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...