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David W. Keiser to Retire as President of Alexion
Date:11/11/2008

Co-Founder Remains On Board Of Directors

CHESHIRE, Conn., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Alexion," the "Company," Nasdaq: ALXN) announced today that David W. Keiser, the Company's Chief Operating Officer since 1992 and President since 2002, will retire by the end of 2008. Mr. Keiser, a co-founder of Alexion, played a central role in the commercial launch of Soliris(R) (eculizumab) in the United States and Europe, and helped to build a broad platform for continued growth in those and other territories. He will remain on Alexion's Board of Directors at least through the expiration of his current term in 2009 and will be available to consult with management and the Board in the future. Mr. Keiser's responsibilities will be distributed among current members of Alexion's senior management reporting to Leonard Bell, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Alexion.

Mr. Keiser joined Alexion as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer shortly after the Company was established in 1992, bringing to the start-up organization nearly 15 years of international experience with leading pharmaceutical companies including Hoffmann La Roche and G.D. Searle. At Alexion, he played a central role in managing the Company's manufacturing and regulatory efforts, and then initiated the establishment of the Company's commercial teams in the U.S. and Europe to support the 2007 launch of Soliris, the Company's first commercial product, a life-changing biopharmaceutical therapy for patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, a rare, debilitating and life-threatening disease.

"David is a unique individual and executive and I have enjoyed working with him as Alexion built its global organization. His top-level expertise and broad experience were instrumental in our evolution from the early group of scientists into an international organization that is now able to deliver Soliris to a growing number of patients in a growing
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