LIONVILLE, Pa.—West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. has named Robert S. Hargesheimer and William F. O´Dell to new posts.
Hargesheimer was promoted to vice president and general manager for contract manufacturing and packaging. He will be responsible for the overall management of West´s contract manufacturing and packaging facilities (previously Paco Pharmaceutical Services) in Lakewood, N.J., and Canovanas, Puerto Rico.
The vice president of market development for the company´s core product group of elastomeric and plastic health care packaging and devices joined West in 1992.
O´Dell was named global marketing vice president of device product development. He will oversee the global marketing functions of the firm´s businesses, including the development and manufacture of medical devices, device components and pharmaceutical packaging systems and components.
Prior to joining West, O´Dell was general manager of marketing at Health Management Publications. He also held various sales management, product development and marketing positions with Marion Laboratories, Acme United Corp. and ConvaTec.