LIONVILLE, Pa.—West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. has appointed Linda R. Altemus vice president and chief compliance officer, and William J. Federici vice president and chief financial officer.
Altemus fills a new post and will oversee the firm´s corporate compliance program. She joined the company in 1997 as director of global business information management, and most recently was vice president and chief financial officer.
She held a variety of accounting and management posts at Cabot Corp., Johnson Matthey P.L.C. and Burroughs Corp.
Federici now is in charge of corporate finance and accounting activities. He has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting for the pharmaceutical industry, and most recently was practice leader for the sector in the Americas and engagement partner for several pharmaceutical companies at KPMG L.L.P.