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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (WST)

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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
530 Herman O. West Drive
Exton, PA 19341-0645
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Phone: 610-594-2900

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Industry:Medical Instruments & Supplies
Full Time Employees:6,900

Business Summary 

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 services for testing and evaluating primary drug packaging components with the contained drug formulation; and specialized testing for complete drug delivery systems. The Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems segment offers safety and administration systems, and multi component systems for drug administration. This segment offers customer contract-manufacturing and assembly solutions, which include technologies, such as multi-component molding, in-mold labeling, ultrasonic welding, and clean room molding and device assembly used to manufacture customer-owned components, as well as devices used in surgical, diagnostic, ophthalmic, other drug delivery systems, personal care, and consumer products. This segment’s administration systems comprise sterile devices for the administration of drug products, including transfer devices, needleless reconstitution systems, and vial adapters. The company sells its products through its sales force, distribution network, contract sales agents, and regional distributors in the United States, Germany, France, and other European countries. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania.

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Corporate Governance 
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
Dr. Donald E. Morel Jr., Ph.D., 56
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. William J. Federici , 54
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. John E. Paproski , 57
Pres of Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems
Mr. Warwick S. Bedwell , 54
Pres of Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems Asia-Pacific Region
Mr. Daniel Malone , 53
Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Controller
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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