Corporate Spotlight: Bristol Myers Squibb

Rondu Vincent is an Executive Director, Global Supplier Diversity & Sustainability at Bristol Myers Squibb. In this role, he leads an award-winning program that is responsible for all internal & external supplier diversity and small business operations, community outreach and strategy alignment with Bristol Myers Squibb’s inclusive Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Organization. Rondu is also responsible for supporting the company’s procurement sustainability goals, including specific standards for suppliers regarding social responsibility, environmental stewardship, ethical practices and governance.

Rondu Vincent has won many accolades for his work in the industry. Most recently he was recognized by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) as a “We Work For Health Champion” for his work in Bristol Myers Squibb’s COVID-19’s philanthropic response, including working to secure over $1 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers and supporting small and diverse suppliers impacted by the pandemic. He also won the 2020 Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year by the Disability:IN organization. His past awards include 2019 Program Manager of the Year Award by Diversity Alliance for Science, 2019 Champion of Change recognized by Accenture, 2019 Hero of Pride, recognized by The Mixx – for 2019 World Pride, 2016 Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year Award by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and 2014 Advocate of The Year Award by The New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council).