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February 12, 2016 2:29 PM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

Company Overview

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells components and systems for the packaging and delivery of injectable drugs, as well as delivery system components for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and consumer products industries. The company operates through two segments, Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems and Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems. The Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems segment offers packaging components and systems for injectable drug delivery, such as stoppers and seals for vials, closures and other components used in syringe, intravenous and blood collection systems, and prefillable syringe components. This segment also provides contract analytical laboratory...

530 Herman O. West Drive

Exton, PA 19341

United States

Founded in 1923

7,000 Employees



Key Executives for West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 55
Total Annual Compensation: $467.0K
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 58
Total Annual Compensation: $350.3K
Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 52
Total Annual Compensation: $346.0K
Managing Director of Asia Pacific and Vice President
Age: 55
Total Annual Compensation: $339.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Key Developments

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Presents at The LEERINK Partners 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference, Feb-10-2016 10:40 AM

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Presents at The LEERINK Partners 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference, Feb-10-2016 10:40 AM. Venue: The Waldorf Astoria, New York, New York, United States.

West Pharmaceutical Mulls Acquisitions

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) intends to pursue acquisitions. "We look at our balance sheet. It is quite healthy, and we have opportunities to leverage our cash to apply it towards bolt-on acquisitions around technology, geographic placement, and other assets that allow us to better service our clients," Eric Green, Chief Executive Officer and President of West Pharmaceutical, said.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Appoints Quintin Lai as Vice President of Corporate Development, Strategy and Investor Relations

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. announced the appointment of Quintin Lai to vice president, corporate development, strategy and investor relations (IR). Dr. Lai will oversee corporate strategy and investor relations for West and report directly to Mr. Green. Prior to joining West, Dr. Lai served as vice president of investor relations and corporate strategy at Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, where he was responsible for developing a global strategy for that S&P 500 company, as well as creating an IR function. From 2002-2012, Dr. Lai served as managing director and senior equity research analyst of the Life Science Tools and Diagnostic sector at Robert W. Baird & Company. Dr. Lai also spent eight years as a senior research engineer at Atlantic Richfield (ARCO).

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