West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Appoints Stephen Lockhart to its Board of Directors

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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced the Company’s Board of Directors has elected Stephen Lockhart, M.D., Ph.D., as its newest member. With the addition of Dr. Lockhart, West’s Board has 11 directors.

Dr. Lockhart, 64, a board-certified anesthesiologist, is the former Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Sutter Health, a not-for-profit system of hospitals, physician organizations and research institutions in Northern California. Serving in this role for over seven years, he was responsible for quality, patient safety, research and education. In addition, Dr. Lockhart is the founder and executive sponsor of the Sutter Health Institute for Advancing Health Equity. He was previously the regional CMO for Sutter Health East Bay.

Prior to that, Dr. Lockhart was the chief administrative officer at St. Luke’s campus of California Pacific Medical Center (CMPC). He has also served as the medical administrative director of surgical services at CMPC, where he practiced for 20 years.

Dr. Lockhart serves on the Board of Directors of Molina Healthcare and the National Research Corporation Health. His nonprofit board service has included the ECRI Institute, REI, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and Parks California, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to supporting California’s parks and public lands.

A Rhodes Scholar, Dr. Lockhart earned his master’s degree in economics from Oxford University, and M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Stephen Lockhart to West’s Board of Directors,” said Paolo Pucci, Lead Independent Director, West. “As a veteran physician and administrator, his wealth of leadership, experience and knowledge will enhance the impact of West’s role to deliver healthcare to millions of patients every day. With Stephen’s significant board expertise and passion for improving the well-being and diversity of our communities, we look forward to his contributions as a valuable addition to our Board of Directors.”

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