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The Sharp leadership team is made up of industry experts with huge experience and real vision. Their backgrounds in both the pharmaceutical and packaging industries give us an in-depth understanding of the challenges our clients face. Together, they’re dedicated to leading the field, providing the innovative, quality, customer-led solutions the pharmaceutical industry demands.

Kevin Orfan

President View profile

Kevin Orfan


Kevin joined Sharp in March 2019 as President of Sharp Packaging US. Kevin's background is in Contract Manufacturing Services, Pharmaceutical Services and Medical Device industries. Kevin has held various responsibilities on the commercial side of the business as well as GM level roles.

Walter Tyrrell

Chief Financial Officer View profile

Walter Tyrrell

Chief Financial Officer

Walter joined UDG Healthcare in June 2014 as Head of Internal Audit. Prior to that, Walter held various senior roles in the banking and life assurance sectors. Walter is a Chartered Accountant and holds a BSC in Industrial Microbiology and Chemistry. His professional and educational background position him well for his new role where he will be responsible for managing all financial aspects of Sharp globally and will play a key role on the Sharp Leadership team.

Robert O'Beirn

SVP, Divisional Commercial Director View profile

Robert O'Beirn

SVP, Divisional Commercial Director

Robert joined Sharp in March 2019 as SVP, Divisional Commercial Director.
Before joining Sharp, Robert was Director of Corporate Development at UDG Healthcare. In joining the executive leadership team Robert's contribution will enable Sharp to support our ambitious growth targets both organically and inorganically.

Ray Reilly

Senior Vice President, Human Resources View profile

Ray Reilly

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Ray joined Sharp in 2016 and leads our People Function across the globe. He is the HR Business partner to the President of the business and is a member of the Sharp Executive Team and the UDG HR Leadership Team. Ray establishes the human capital strategy for the Division in collaboration with the wider UDG organization and ensures the Global HR Strategy supports the 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 has a Professional in Human Resources certification, a Masters in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management.

Rick L. Seibert

Senior Vice President, Technology & Innovation View profile

Rick L. Seibert

Senior Vice President, Technology & Innovation

Rick has 25 years’ experience, and is our Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation. He joined Sharp in 2004 after holding senior roles at B. Braun Medical.

Rick has a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Sciences, a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, a Master of Science in Manufacturing System Engineering, a Master of Business Administration in Management, a post-Master of Business Administration 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 aGreen Belt Six Sigma Certification from Villanova University.

Jeffrey Benedict

Chief Commercial Officer View profile

Jeffrey Benedict

Chief Commercial Officer

Jeffrey joined Sharp in 2008. He manages and supports all commercial packaging business development and growth in the US and Europe. 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. Prior to joining Alcoa, Jeffrey served in the US Army as a combat arms officer in the United States, Europe and Middle East, and is a decorated veteran. He has a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration and a Master’s Equivalency from the United States Army in Organization and Tactics.

Barbara Ost

Vice President Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs View profile

Barbara Ost

Vice President Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs

Barbara joined Sharp in 2010 and is responsible for providing corporate direction for quality activities at all our sites worldwide. She conducts 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 Vice President 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 Bachelor of Science 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.







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