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pharmaceutical packaging company executive

Rene L. Guerster, American pharmaceutical packaging company executive. Trustee Abington (Pennsylvania) Health Care Corporation, Walnut St. Theatre, Philadelphia; Member Pennsylvania Business Roundtable.

Background

Guerster, Rene L. was born on October 1, 1938 in Basle, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1941. Son of Eugen and Rose (Haas) Guerster.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering London, 1960. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Pennsylvania, 1966. Master of Business Administration in Management, Temple University, 1978.

Career

Project engineer Armstrong Cork Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1960-1962. Flight evaluation engineer General Electric Company, King of Prussia, 1962-1966. Supervisor product development Ametek Inc., Hatfield, 1966-1970.

From director engineering to executive vice president Pharma Packaging division The West Company, Phoenixville, 1970-1984, president, 1984-1985. President, chief executive officer The West Co, Inc., since 1985, also board directors. Board directors Teleflex, Inc., Limerick, Pennsylvania, The West Company, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, K.W. Tunnell Company, Inc., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, K.W. Tunnell Company, Inc., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field (9).

Membership

Trustee Abington (Pennsylvania) Health Care Corporation, Walnut St. Theatre, Philadelphia. Member Pennsylvania Business Roundtable.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, swimming, bicycling.

Connections

Married Miriam Harthen, November 23, 1960. Children: Catherine, Jonathan.

father:
Eugen Guerster

mother:
Rose (Haas) Guerster

spouse:
Miriam Harthen

children:
Catherine Guerster

Jonathan Guerster