Fran DeGrazio has been appointed vice president, marketing and strategic business development, at West Pharmaceutical Services (Lionville, PA). She will be coordinating marketing and business development for the western region of the Americas. DeGrazio has been with the company for 22 years, most recently serving as vice president, quality assurance and regulatory affairs, Americas.
Multivac (Kansas City, MO) has appointed Bill Gardner as eastern regional service supervisor and John Hofer as western regional service supervisor. Gardner and Hofer will be responsible for overseeing the company’s service organization, which is designed to assist customers with existing machinery and new installations throughout North America.
Adrian Possumato is the new global manager, pharmaceutical market, for Multisorb Technologies International (Buffalo, NY). He will assume responsibility for the corporation’s global pharmaceutical market as well as business planning and implementation. Possumato has been with the company for nine years. In other news, Multisorb Technologies Ltd. (Warrington, UK) has made Hervé Corre sales engineer for the company’s markets across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Corre was previously at ChemSwiss AG and Biogel AG where he conducted market studies for new pharmaceutical business development and regulatory affairs assessment.
Peter Hunt has been appointed CEO of Pharmagraphics (Greensboro, NC), a Clondalkin Group company. Hunt has served as Pharmagraphics’ COO since he joined the company in April of this year. He will be responsible for furthering the growth and development of Pharmagraphics.
Contract manufacturer Surefil LLC (Grand Rapids, MI) has added four employees to its executive team since establishing its world headquarters earlier this year. The new team members are Tim Butcher, plant manager; Jeff Bevis, chief engineer; Martin Chism, purchasing auditor; and Bob Gordon, quality assurance laboratory manager.