April 26, 2018 3:52 AM ET

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Company Overview of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

Company Overview

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. manufactures and sells containment and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products in the United States, Germany, France, Other European countries, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Proprietary Products and Contract-Manufactured Products. The Proprietary Products segment offers stoppers and seals for injectable packaging systems; syringe and cartridge components, including custom solutions for the needs of injectable drug applications, as well as administration systems that enhance the safe delivery of drugs through advanced reconstitution, mixing, and transfer technologies; and films, coatings, and washing an...

530 Herman O. West Drive

Exton, PA 19341

United States

Founded in 1923

7,300 Employees



Key Executives for West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 47
Total Annual Compensation: $749.0K
CFO, Senior VP & Treasurer
Age: 57
Total Annual Compensation: $517.3K
Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 52
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 54
Total Annual Compensation: $439.9K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Age: 62
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Key Developments

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. to Showcase DAIKYO PLASCAP RUV One-Step Press-Fit VialClosureSolution at PDA Annual Meeting

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. announced that it will showcase Daikyo's new innovation - the DAIKYO PLASCAP RUV one-step press-fit vial closure solution for serum applications - at the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) Annual Meeting. DAIKYO PLASCAP RUV features an integrated stopper and plastic cap, offered in nested configuration for small-batch filling. The closure system offers an alternative to aluminum seals. West will work closely with Daikyo to distribute DAIKYO PLASCAP RUV products. Available in nested 13mm and 20mm vial sizes, the DAIKYO PLASCAP RUV vial closure includes the following features: Integrated Flurotec laminated stopper and plastic cap system are manufactured in a Daikyo ISO 7 clean room to control particulate cleanliness and bioburden; Available in a ready-for-use, sterile format; One-step, press-fit vial closure process integrates seamlessly into primary container fill/finish assembly processes; Nested PLASCAP formats match integrated solutions of nested vials for aseptic filling of nested glass vials. In addition to the DAIKYO PLASCAP RUV system, the following West technologies will be on display at the PDA Annual Meeting: SmartDose drug delivery platform-A wearable, subcutaneous injector with an integrated drug delivery system that incorporates human factors and usability testing to deliver a truly patient-centric approach to self-administration; SelfDose patient-controlled injector-An award-winning, off-the-shelf delivery system that is ergonomically designed for optimal patient administration; NovaPure components-High-quality components designed using Quality by Design (QbD) principles to reduce particulate and ensure consistency of delivery; Daikyo Crystal Zenith containment & delivery systems-High-performance alternatives to glass and integrated lifecycle solutions for containment and delivery systems designed to help maintain drug safety, purity and efficacy from development through commercialization.

HealthPrize Technologies, LLC and West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Announce Renewal of their Strategic Collaboration

HealthPrize Technologies, LLC and West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. announced the renewal of their strategic collaboration to provide connected health solutions to life science companies and the patients they serve. The partnership, established in 2014, integrates West’s injectable drug delivery systems with HealthPrize’s digital adherence and engagement platform. Together, the electronically connected systems track when patients take their medication, help to educate patients about their disease and medication and use that information to reward patients for taking their medication as prescribed. Integration of the HealthPrize platform with West drug delivery systems produces useful adherence data that provides pharmaceutical companies with meaningful trend and analytics data. The companies have also worked to provide a universal solution, that can be adapted for non-electronic devices, and allows data transfer to the engagement platform via smart labels, RFID/NFC and Quick Response code scanning.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Announces Retirement of William Federici as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. announced William Federici, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, has communicated his intention to retire later this year. West has commenced an external search for a successor.

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