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Leadership

PRESIDENT & CEO

Kevin Orfan

Kevin joined Sharp in March 2019 as President of Sharp and is responsible for our overall business including clinical trial services and commercial packaging.

Kevin’s background is in contract manufacturing (CMO) services, pharmaceutical services and medical device industries. His previous experience includes roles as Vice President of Pfizer CentreOne contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) and Vice President of One2One Contract Manufacturing services at Hospira. He holds a BSc in Business Administration and Finance.

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

Jeffrey Benedict

Jeff joined Sharp in 2008 and as Chief Commercial Officer he manages and supports client relationships, business development and growth for the global commercial packaging business.

Before joining Sharp, he worked for Alcoa Packaging for 13 years in roles including Quality Assurance Manager, Technical Director, National Accounts Manager, Sales Director, and Head of Business Development for Global Pharmaceutical Packaging.

Jeff, who is a decorated veteran, served in the US Army as a combat arms officer in the United States, Europe and Middle East. He has a BSc in Public Administration and a Master’s Equivalency from the United States Army in Organization and Tactics.

SVP, Global Operations

Michael Moes

Michael joined Sharp in 2022 as Senior Vice President, Global Operations and is responsible for identifying and implementing continuous process, productivity and cost improvements while increasing asset and resource utilization to support Sharp’s ongoing growth.

His career spans more than 20 years where he has been responsible for supply chain operations at West Pharmaceutical Services, Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth, Pfizer and Endo Pharmaceuticals.

Michael is a former U.S. Marine Corps officer and a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and has earned an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.

SVP & MANAGING DIRECTOR, SHARP CLINICAL & SHARP EUROPE

Robert O’Beirn

Rob joined Sharp in March 2019 and is SVP and Managing Director of our Clinical Services Business. Rob leads the commercial packaging EU business as well as the global clinical trial services business. He supports Sharp’s ambitious growth targets both organically and inorganically.

Before joining Sharp, Rob was Director of Corporate Development at UDG Healthcare. He has an MA in Politics and a Master of Laws in E-commerce and Commercial Law.

SVP, QUALITY COMPLIANCE & REGULATORY AFFAIRS

Barbara Ost

Barbara joined Sharp in 2010 and is responsible for providing corporate direction for quality activities at Sharp facilities globally. She oversees regulatory and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) assessments on new and ongoing projects, as well as providing direction for GMPs, validation and clinical activities.

Before joining Sharp, Barbara was VP of Quality Assurance for Bilcare Inc., Associate Director of Worldwide GMP Compliance for Merck & Co., and held several roles within Johnson & Johnson. She has a BSc in Biology and has served on the boards of the Mid-West Clinical Supply Group and the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Division of the American Society of Quality.

SVP, HUMAN RESOURCES

Ray Reilly

Ray joined Sharp in 2016 and leads our people function across the globe. Ray establishes the global human resources strategy ensuring it supports local business initiatives.

Ray has over 20 years’ experience in the medical outsourcing field and has a wide breadth of experience in hospital setting operations. Ray is a Certified Professional in Human Resources and holds an MA in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and a BSc in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management.

SVP, TECHNOLOGY & CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

Rick Seibert

Rick has over 35 years’ industry experience and has responsibility for global technology services and corporate development, including IT infrastructure, engineering and strategic business initiatives. Rick joined Sharp in 2004 after holding senior roles at B. Braun Medical.

Rick has a BA of Arts in Applied Sciences, a BSc in Industrial Engineering, an MSc in Manufacturing System Engineering, an MBA in Management, a post-MBA Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Marketing and a Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Practices. He is also certified in Production and Inventory Management by APICS, has a Project Management Professional Certification from the Project Management Institute and has a Green Belt Six Sigma Certification from Villanova University.

The Sharp Difference

Together, our 2,000+ strong team leverages the broad capabilities of our GMP facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Belgium and the Netherlands.

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Global Network

Sharp's network of facilities offer global reach, production scalability and risk mitigation through the validation of multiple lines across our sites.

Heritage

A Heritage Spanning 65+ Years

We have become a global leader in our industry through years of investment, our collective experience and an ongoing commitment to quality and innovation.

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Expertise

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Creating value

We create value for our clients, helping them to get their drugs to market rapidly and securely with the agility needed from a contract partner.

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