West's Global Communications Team

April 24, 2015

Eric Green will serve as Chief Executive Officer of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. starting today

Eric Green joins West from Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, where he served as Executive Vice President and President for the Research Markets Business Unit from 2013-2015. This business unit offers research products to scientists in life science, academic, government and hospital settings around the world.

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Eric joined Sigma-Aldrich in 1993, and held leadership positions in sales, marketing, strategic planning and domestic operations, all with increasing levels of responsibility. He has extensive experience in international operations management and formerly served as Sigma-Aldrich’s Vice President and Managing Director of International, and led the Company’s expanding footprint strategies in the Asia Pacific and Latin America regions from 2005 through 2012. Eric also served in leadership roles, managing the operations for the company in Canada and the United Kingdom.

Eric earned his Master of Business Administration from the Olin Business School-Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., and holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Bethel University, in St. Paul, Minn.

Eric serves on the Board of Directors for the World Trade Center – St. Louis. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation.