West Pharma Appoints Nilesh Shah as VP, GM of Emerging Markets

10 November 2023 | Friday | News

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (West), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced it has appointed Nilesh Shah to serve as Vice President and General Manager of Emerging Markets, based in Singapore. Overseeing the Asia Pacific and South America regions, Nilesh will be responsible for growing West's presence and leadership in these markets.

Shah joins West with a 25-year tenure in the medical devices industry, holding leadership roles at large corporations such as Johnson & Johnson, GE Healthcare, Fortive and Draeger. He cultivated his career from the United States, and later extended his international footprint to ItalyGermany, and Singapore, where he recently led the global commercial business for Advanced Sterilization Products-Fortive. 

On the appointment, Cindy Reiss-Clark, Chief Commercial Officer at West, said, "Asia Pacific is an integral region to West, and we have exciting milestones ahead across the markets in this region. Nilesh's multifaceted expertise, dynamic leadership, and unwavering dedication uniquely position him as a transformative force, poised to drive innovation and shape success in the ever-evolving landscape in emerging markets."

Nilesh Shah shared, "I am excited to join West, an organization with a long legacy, an impressive global footprint, and a strong reputation as one of the world's leading manufacturers and providers of injectable drug packaging and delivery solutions to top pharmaceutical companies. The Asia Pacific region is ripe with opportunities, boasting one of the fastest rates of innovation in drug discovery in the world. I look forward to further fueling our growth and business performance in the region through collaboration, innovation, and talent." 


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