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By Elizabeth Crawford

January 29, 2020

At West, Corporate Responsibility (CR) is not an afterthought. Every decision we make and action we take directly reflects our commitment to Corporate Responsibility. In the fall of 2019, West was named as a Top Company for Corporate Responsibility practices by both Newsweek and Investor’s Business Daily. We are honored to be recognized for excellence in making a positive impact in the communities where we operate and with the customers we serve.


By Michele Pelkowski

May 10, 2019

West is thrilled to announce that Thaisa Silvestre, Director, Sales, Brazil, was recently named as 2019 HBA Rising Star.


By Caitlin Storbeck

December 07, 2018

West's facility in Kearney, NE has been awarded the 2018 Large Business Diversity Employment and Inclusion Award, presented by Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation (VR). Nebraska VR is an employment program that helps people with disabilities prepare for, find and keep a job while helping businesses recruit, train and retain people with disabilities.


By Eric Haman

November 15, 2018

We are excited to share that Annette Favorite, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at West, has been recognized as a 2018 Women of Distinction Winner by the Philadelphia Business Journal. She was recognized at the Women of Distinction Awards Dinner, held at the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 15, 2018.


By Deirdre Swinden

May 25, 2018

West is pleased to announce that the AccelTRA™ component program has been recognized with a 2018 India Packaging Award in the category of “Packaging Design in Injectables.”  The award was announced during a ceremony at the 2018 InnoPack Pharma Confex in Mumbai, India on May 24, 2018.


By West's Global Communications Team

September 14, 2016

As a special thank you to this year’s Director’s Cup Award winners, Eric M. Green, President and CEO; Annette Favorite, Sr. VP and Chief HR Officer; and Tom Gribbin, VP, Operations, Americas, served a catered dinner to all three shifts at our St. Petersburg facility. This visit from leadership provided an opportunity to personally recognize everyone for their commitment to safety, quality, productivity, lean programs and community service.