Theodore R. Samuels

Lead Independent Director at Bristol-Myers Squibb

With more than 35 years in the financial industry, Theodore (Ted) Samuels, age 64, brings to the Board extensive business and operational experience, particularly with respect to economics, capital markets and investment decision making. Mr. Samuels is the former President of Capital Guardian Trust Company from 2010 until 2016 and a former global equity portfolio manager at Capital Group, one of the most prominent investment management organizations in the world from 1990 until 2016. While at Capital Group he served on numerous management and investment committees, with an eye towards long-term shareholder value creation. He also serves as Co-Chair of Tuft’s President’s Council and the Harvard West Coast Council.

Mr. Samuels currently serves as a Director at Perrigo Company, PLC, and


  • Lead Independent Director

    Current role