News Articles

PMI’s Mission Winnow Goes Full Throttle with Ducati Corse for 2019 MotoGP™ LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Saturday 19 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is pleased to announce that its Mission Winnow initiative is expanding in 2019 to include the Ducati Corse racing team. Mission Winnow is a PMI-led campaign to raise global awareness of our passion and determination to...

Philip Morris International and Dorna Switch Gears in Quest for a World without Tobacco Smoke -Saturday 17 November 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) and Dorna Sports S.L., the commercial rights holder for the world FIM MotoGP Championships, have extended their partnership until the end of 2021. The two organizations have collaborated successfully for 26 years. As of 2019,...

Philip Morris International Launches Next Generation of IQOS, the World’s Leading Heated Tobacco Product -Tuesday 23 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In its passion and drive to provide better choices to people who smoke, Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM), the global leader in smoke-free innovation and science, has launched the next generation of IQOS. The new IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 MULTI integrate...

PMI: People Want Governments to Give Smokers Better Choices, Say Majority of 31,000 People Polled in 31 Countries... -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new global survey* commissioned by Philip Morris International and conducted by Ipsos reveals that 77 percent of adults agree that governments should do all they can to encourage men and women who would otherwise keep smoking cigarettes to completely switch to better...

PMI Supports FCTC Protocol to Tackle Illicit Trade -Monday 8 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) is today publishing its position paper supporting the WHO FCTC Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. In its paper, PMI is expressing its views on how to best tackle illicit tobacco trade as the first Meeting...

Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Africa Third Year in a Row -Friday 5 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today was recognized for the third consecutive year as a Top Employer in Africa, awarding the company’s commitment to creating an excellent work environment for its employees. This certification is the result of independent...

PMI and Scuderia Ferrari Look to the Future with Mission Winnow -Thursday 4 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) and Scuderia Ferrari today rounded a new turn in their 45-year partnership with the unveiling of Mission Winnow, a new global initiative to create engagement around the role of science, technology and innovation as a powerful...

PMI Releases Position Paper for COP8: Addresses Need for Harm-Reduction Strategies -Tuesday 2 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) is today publishing its position paper on its views surrounding the Eighth Session of the Conference of Parties (COP8) to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCTC). With more than one...

PMI: Taking Bold Action for Global Change: a Conversation on Tobacco Today and Transformation for Tomorrow -Wednesday 26 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit, taking place in September 24 & 25 in New York, André Calantzopoulos, CEO of Philip Morris International, delivered a speech highlighting the need to have a dialogue between the industry, leaders, policy-makers, scientists, medical, and...

PMI Takes Smoke-Free Call to Creative Communities Truly Global at Middle East and Africa’s Premier Gathering -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) is taking its call to the creative, media and communications communities to go smoke-free to the Middle East and Africa. We started our push at the Cannes Festival of Creativity, where we asked creative agencies to join...

Remembering Mr. Sergio Marchionne -Wednesday 25 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) is deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Sergio Marchionne, an esteemed member of the board. We offer our condolences to his family and friends in this difficult time. As one of the most respected business...

Philip Morris International Announces Non-Executive Board Chairman Louis Camilleri to Assume CEO Role at Ferrari S.p.A. ... -Sunday 22 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) has its board member, Sergio Marchionne, and his family in our thoughts and prayers during this challenging time. We congratulate our board chairman, Louis Camilleri, as he assumes the role of CEO of Ferrari...

Philip Morris International Makes Another Step towards a Smoke-Free Future Through Partnership with Physician-Founded... -Thursday 28 June 2018  

Parallax Development Corp. (“Parallax”) and Philip Morris International (“PMI”) will join forces to develop innovations in alternative nicotine-delivery platforms. Parallax is a start-up co-founded by two leading Canadian pulmonary physicians focused on developing an inhalable...

Philip Morris International Makes Call to Creative, Media and Communications Communities -Friday 22 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM), today announced a bold call to action for the creative, media and communications communities to embrace its ongoing commitment to creating a smoke-free world. As part of this initiative, PMI will offer smoke-free...

PMI’s Latest Clinical Results: Findings Add to Extensive Evidence Package on Risk Reduction -Friday 15 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE:PM) announces today the positive results from a new clinical study on IQOS, the company’s most advanced smoke-free product. The Exposure Response Study (ERS) measured the biological response of people who switch to IQOSfor six months...

PMI’S Latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products Highlights Independent Research -Wednesday 6 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today released the latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products, a regular publication on its research efforts to develop and assess a range of smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes. We are focusing this issue on the...

Philip Morris International: Why World No Tobacco Day Should Be World No Smoking Day -Wednesday 30 May 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International (PMI) will mark World No Tobacco Day with a call to recognize this day as “World No Smoking Day.” PMI is publishing informational advertisements highlighting that people who smoke deserve the opportunity to learn about smoke-free alternatives to...

Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Shows Relentless Business Shift toward Smoke-Free Future -Tuesday 15 May 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) today published its third Sustainability Report (2017), outlining the concrete steps being taken to fundamentally transform its business by putting smoke-free products at the core of PMI’s sustainability efforts to...

Philip Morris International Shifts Entire Capacity of Its Cigarette Factory in Greece to Smoke-Free Products -Wednesday 21 March 2018

  (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today that the factory of its Greek affiliate (Papastratos) in Aspropyrgos, has ceased cigarette production and is now exclusively producing HEETS, the tobacco units used with IQOS, the company’s most advanced...

Philip Morris International and Scuderia Ferrari Partner Together to Advance the Vision of a World Free of Tobacco... -Tuesday 20 February 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PMI) and Scuderia Ferrari have extended their partnership until 2021. Their successful collaboration spans more than 40 years. As of today, the partnership will be exclusively focused on advancing the cause of a smoke-free...