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Dr. Paul Korner Promoted to Senior Vice President of Ferring International PharmaScience Center U.S.
Date:3/17/2009

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, announces the promotion of Paul Korner, M.D., M.B.A. to Senior Vice President of the Ferring International PharmaScience Center U.S. (FIPCUS), the drug development subsidiary for Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Korner was formerly Vice President, Medical Affairs for Ferring's Infertility, Orthopaedics, Urology, and Gastroenterology therapeutic areas, as well as Product Safety. In his new role, Dr. Korner will be responsible for the clinical management of U.S. drug development.

"Dr. Korner has made tremendous strides in his first six months with Ferring, and is exceptionally well qualified to lead the clinical programs at our PharmaScience Center," said Wayne Anderson, President and CEO of Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Chairman of FIPCUS. "He will oversee the drug development of our rich pipeline of products as we continue our quest to achieve rapid new drug approvals by identifying, improving and commercializing late-stage or marketed products in our clinical specialty areas."

Dr. Korner joined Ferring in 2008 with a broad range of experience in medical affairs, clinical development, management and business development. During his first six months at Ferring, he restructured the Medical Affairs and Product Safety departments, created a Medical Information department, and was instrumental in the pre-launch activities for newly approved degarelix for injection.

Prior to joining the company, Dr. Korner was Vice President of Medical Affairs, Women's Healthcare at Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, where his group supported the U.S. Women's Healthcare business unit, and managed medical experts supporting Phase II and III development projects. He has also served as Executive Director of Medical Affairs, Female Healthcare at Berlex Laboratories, Inc., and Senior Director of Clinical Research and Development, Women's Health and Bone Repair for Wyeth Research.

Dr. Korner is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist. He received his M.D. from Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine near Chicago. He also holds an M.B.A. from the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.

About Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a privately owned, international pharmaceutical company. Ferring Pharmaceuticals offers a line of urology, orthopaedic and infertility products in the U.S. market. They include: EUFLEXXA(R) (1% sodium hyaluronic acid), BRAVELLE(R) (urofollitropin for injection, purified), MENOPUR(R) and REPRONEX(R) (menotropins for injection, USP), Novarel(R) (chorionic gonadotropin for injection, USP), ENDOMETRIN(R) (progesterone) Vaginal Insert, ACTHREL(R) (corticorelin ovine triflutate for injection), PROSED(R) DS (methenamine, phenyl salicylate, methylene blue, benzoic acid, hyoscyamine sulfate), Degarelix for injection, and DESMOPRESSIN.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals specializes in the research, development and commercialization of compounds in general and pediatric endocrinology, urology, orthopaedics, gastroenterology, obstetrics/gynecology, and infertility. For complete prescribing information, call 1-888-FERRING (1-888-337-7464) or visit www.FerringUSA.com.


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