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Medco Elects Myrtle Potter, William Roper to Board of Directors
Date:11/20/2007

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) today announced the election of Myrtle Potter and William L. Roper, MD, MPH, to the company's board of directors effective Dec. 10, 2007.

A recognized executive who championed trailblazing innovation across the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries for more than 25 years, Potter, 49, served as president of commercial operations and chief operating officer at Genentech. She also held senior executive positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck & Co. Today she serves as a consultant and advisor through her private consulting firm, Myrtle Potter Consulting, LLC, which specializes in corporate strategy, corporate governance and product development. She is also co-founder of the Chapman Development Group - an organization that builds affordable housing in high cost-of-living areas.

Roper, 59, is dean of the School of Medicine, vice chancellor for medical affairs and chief executive officer of the University of North Carolina (UNC) Health Care System at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also is professor of health policy and administration in the School of Public Health, and is professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine at UNC.

Prior to joining UNC, Roper was senior vice president of Prudential HealthCare and president of the Prudential Center for Health Care Research. Earlier, he was director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, served on the White House senior staff, and was administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), responsible for administering the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

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