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Richard L. Gelb

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

1972 - 1994

Healthcare

1970 b. 1924
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateYale University
GraduateMBA, Harvard University
Personal
Born-Died1924 - 2004
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Large Business
Era - 1970

Gelb orchestrated Bristol-Myers' successful acquisition of Squibb creating the second largest pharmaceutical company in the world. In diversifying Bristol-Myers from a personal care company to pharmaceutical giant, Gelb achieved stellar financial returns and extraordinary growth. Gelb orchestrated Bristol-Myers' successful acquisition of Squibb, creating the second largest pharmaceutical company in the world. In diversifying Bristol-Myers from a personal care company to pharmaceutical giant, Gelb achieved stellar financial returns and extraordinary growth.