West Pharmaceutical Services Appoints Annette Favorite Senior Vice President And Chief Human Resources Officer

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced it has appointed Annette Favorite to serve as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective October 5, 2015. In this role, Ms. Favorite will serve on the senior executive team, reporting to Eric Green, Chief Executive Officer, and will oversee the company's global human resources function.

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Most recently, Ms. Favorite served as Vice President, Global Talent Management at IBM Corporation. In this role, Ms. Favorite led the human resources teams responsible for talent acquisition, skills management, people analytics, mobility and immigration programs, performance management and workforce planning. Ms. Favorite spent more than 25 years at IBM, and served in a number of strategic and global human resources roles.

"Annette Favorite brings with her a breadth of expertise across all human resources disciplines, as well as experience serving as a global business leader," said Eric Green. "Annette's experience in managing a global work force, developing a global talent pool and fostering the capabilities and skills required to maintain market leadership will be critical to our company's success. We are delighted she will be joining our team."

"I am excited to join West and become part of a company with such a rich history and culture," said Ms. Favorite. "I am looking forward to working alongside the more than 7,000 employees across the globe who contribute every day to developing and manufacturing important products that improve the lives of patients."

About West

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2014 sales of $1.42 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 110 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.

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Global Communications, West Pharmaceutical Services
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