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Jones Contract Packaging Appoints Strategic BD Director

By Kristin Brooks | January 24, 2014

WellSpring vet Spehar to build Canadian, U.S. markets

Vladimir (Vlad) Spehar has joined Jones Contract Packaging Services (CPS) in the newly created role of director, Strategic Business Development. The expansion of the company’s Business Development team follows a recent and significant investment in this division, now operating out of a brand-new facility. Mr. Spehar will contribute to the company’s continued growth by further increasing its foothold in the Canadian and U.S. markets. Jones CPS specializes in blister packaging for solid dose products and pouching of liquids, creams, tablets, gel caps and powders, as well as secondary packaging and kitting.
Joining Jones from WellSpring Pharmaceutical Canada, Mr. Spehar brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including a solid background in business development and relationship management, contract negotiation and clinical project management.
“Vlad’s wealth of business knowledge and industry expertise will be of great value to Jones in this strategic role. His past success and sharp focus on driving business growth will serve him well managing relationships with both new and long-time customers,” said Rob Radich, senior vice president of Jones Contract Packaging Services.