LIONVILLE, Pa.-Medical components manufacturer West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. has promoted Steven A. Ellers to president and chief operating officer.
Ellers, 54, started with the company in 1983, and has been president of the firm´s Pharmaceutical Systems bus-iness since June 2000.
He joined West´s international division in 1983 as a financial analyst, later serving as vice president, Latin America; vice president, Asia Pacific; and managing director, Singapore. Ellers then assumed global responsibilities as the vice president of operations and corporate vice president of sales.
He was named group president in August 1997 and senior vice president and chief financial officer in March 1998.