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Millennium Ranks in the Top 10 Best Biopharma Employers in the World by Science Magazine
Date:10/9/2008

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today announced it has been named among the best biopharmaceutical companies in the world, according to Science magazine's annual survey of Top Employers in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and related industries. With a 2008 ranking of eighth, the Company is in the top ten for the first time, moving up from a 2007 ranking of 14.

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"This top ten ranking underscores Millennium's commitment not only to breakthrough science, but also to its employees and overall working environment," said Stephen Gansler, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Millennium. "It is now more important than ever for us to keep up this positive work culture as we recruit for the hundreds of new additions over the next few months."

Respondents to the web-based survey were asked to rate companies based on 23 driving characteristics, including financial strength, easy adaptation to change and a research-driven environment. The 2008 survey sought to identify the companies with the best reputations as employers, based on nearly 4,000 survey responses from readers of Science and other respondents in industry. Twenty percent of the respondents came from outside the United States, primarily Western Europe, and 92 percent worked in private industry. For the complete business office feature with individual company rankings, please visit: http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articl es/ 2008_10_10/science.opms.r0800061.

Millennium was acquired by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited in May, 2008.

About Millennium

Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company based in Cambridge, Mass., markets VELCADE, a novel cancer product, and has a robust clinical development pipeline of product candidates. Millennium research, development and commercialization activities are focused in oncology. Additional information about Millennium is available through its website, http://www.millennium.com.

Editor's Note: This press release is also available under the Media section of the Company's website at: http://www.millennium.com

Media Contact:

Manisha Pai

(617)551-7877

manisha.pai@mpi.com


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