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Steve Andrzejewski Joins Nycomed US Inc.

July 19, 2010

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 19 /PRNewswire/ — Nycomed US Inc. today announced the appointment of Steve Andrzejewski as the new Chief Executive Officer. He assumes immediate responsibility for Nycomed US Inc., including manufacturing in Melville and Hicksville, New York, distribution and commercial operations for the three marketing and sales divisions Fougera, PharmaDerm and Savage Laboratories.

Steve Andrzejewski has been working in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry for more than 20 years. He joins us from King Pharmaceuticals where he served as Corporate Head, Commercial Operations first and then as Chief Commercial Officer.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Hamilton College in New York, and an MBA in Finance/International Business from New York University. Steve Andrzejewski began his career as a sales representative at Schering-Plough Corporation, and rose steadily through the ranks over the next 16 years. From 1998 on he held a number of Vice President positions at Schering-Plough, including Marketing and New Products. Before joining King Pharmaceuticals, he was the Senior Vice President of the Commercial Business at Endo Pharmaceuticals.

“I am delighted to welcome Steve Andrzejewski as our new Chief Executive Officer for Nycomed’s US business,” says Hakan Bjorklund, Chief Executive Officer of Nycomed. “His experience with both generics and proprietary products will be great assets to guide Nycomed US through the challenging and changing business environment.”

About Nycomed US Inc.

Nycomed US Inc. is a subsidiary of Nycomed and operates three divisions in the United States focused on specialty pharmaceuticals in dermatology. Founded in 1849, Fougera is a division of Nycomed US Inc. and is the leading manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of topical products. The PharmaDerm division is dedicated to developing and commercializing novel prescription products to treat diseases and conditions of the skin — the largest organ of the human body. Nycomed US Inc. also markets and sells Savage Laboratories products, which focus on emergency care. For more information on Fougera’s complete line of products, please call Fougera Customer Service at (800) 645-9833 or visit the company online at www.fougera.com. Information on PharmaDerm products can be found online at www.pharmaderm.com.

More information is available at www.nycomedus.com.

SOURCE Nycomed US Inc.


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