Bessie Kokalis-Pescio, Global Head of Internal Communications – Philip Morris International
Philip Morris International
Global Head of Internal Communications
Bessie Kokalis-Pescio supports both PMI’s foundational internal communications programs as well as its constantly evolving strategic communications initiatives. Together these efforts drive awareness and engagement.
Over the span of 14 years, Bessie’s goal has been to craft effective and compelling communications to drive business results and create meaningful understanding, engagement and advocacy for the company’s key business strategies.
She worked in Research & Development and Global Sales Strategy, as well as in Philip Morris France, in field sales & commercial planning. Prior to joining PMI, Bessie worked in healthcare consulting for the private and public sector. She holds a bachelor’s degree in French literature and Political Science from Clark University and an MBA from Babson.