With a history of implementing growth and value for key packaging industry players over his decades-long career, Mr. Sharpless brings to Bilcare both a respected reputation and extensive high-level pharma contacts.
In his new role, Mr. Sharpless will be responsible for maintaining, developing and establishing business relationships and sales within the related pharmaceutical and healthcare packaging sectors, relevant to the production of both bottom-web and top-web materials and structures.
Prior to joining Bilcare, Mr. Sharpless served for seven years as Business Development Manager, Healthcare Packaging at Winpak Heat Seal Packaging and, before that, four years as Director of Marketing, Healthcare Packaging at Reynolds Packaging. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sharpless was a Business Development Executive at Honeywell.
”Bill has an impressive track record for forging and cultivating key relationships in the pharma industry as they relate to product supply chain well-being,” said Kevin Stevens, President & Managing Director for Bilcare Research AG. “He also adds to the roster of talented pharma packaging industry veterans that have made Bilcare among the world leaders in serving the global pharma industry’s product protection needs.”
Mr. Sharpless is a former board member and President of the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council, a not-for-profit trade association created to promote the sort of unit-dose packaging features proven to help individuals take medications properly. He is a graduate of Alderson Broaddus University in West Virginia. A father of three, he resides in Midlothian, VA with his wife.