Bilcare Research AG (, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of blister packaging solutions, has named packaging industry expert Kevin Stevens as its new president & managing director in the US. Stevens will lead the global company’s U.S. subsidiary from the affiliate headquarters in Delaware City, DE.

Most recently,Stevens served as executive vice president of sales and marketing for Mold-Rite Products, an injection molding company focused on plastic closures for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and food industries. Prior to that, he held positions at Owens-Illinois (OI - NYSE), ranging from chief marketing officer to vice president of sales, marketing and innovation for North America. Stevens brings over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical packaging industry in a variety of roles to Bilcare.

“With all his experience in the packaging industry and especially his knowledge and understanding of customer expectations, his innovative approach to needs based solutions, and his passion for team building, Kevin is a perfect fit with the Bilcare Research Team,” says Thorsten Kühn, CEO of Bilcare Research AG, Switzerland. “We are confident that he will meet our high expectations and drive our growth strategy in the Americas. Particularly our focus in the pharmaceutical blister packaging market - growing the market and improving performance of our day to day operations and key functional areas.”