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Form 8-K for WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC


8-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Our 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held on May 7, 2013 at the Company's corporate headquarters. Our shareholders voted on three proposals at the Annual Meeting. The proposals are described in detail in our definitive proxy statement dated March 27, 2013. As of March 11, 2013, the record date, there were 34,612,051 shares outstanding. Shareholders representing 31,820,664 or 91.93%, of the common shares outstanding were present in person or were represented by proxy. The final results for the votes on each proposal are set forth below.

Proposal 1: Our shareholders elected the following directors to serve on our Board until the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

Name                    For      Withheld  Broker Non-Votes
Mark A. Buthman      29,836,060    33,623         1,950,981
William F. Feehery   29,841,746    27,937         1,950,981
Thomas W. Hofmann    29,832,267    37,416         1,950,981
L. Robert Johnson    29,797,357    72,326         1,950,981
Paula A. Johnson     29,844,971    24,712         1,950,981
Douglas A. Michels   29,841,646    28,037         1,950,981
Donald E. Morel, Jr. 29,095,547   774,136         1,950,981
John H. Weiland      29,357,584   512,099         1,950,981
Anthony Welters      28,718,098 1,151,585         1,950,981
Patrick J. Zenner    29,351,922   517,761         1,950,981

Proposal 2: Our shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, named executive officer compensation:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 28,230,633 1,627,279 11,771 1,950,981

Proposal 3: Our shareholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the 2013 fiscal year. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 31,110,283 703,531 6,850 Not applicable


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