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Ted Karkus and Karkus Slate of Directors Prevail in Federal Court, Seated as Directors of The Quigley Corporation; Ted Karkus Elected Chairman of the Board
Date:6/15/2009

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY), www.quigleyco.com, today announced that on Friday, June 12, 2009, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a decision and order rejecting the last of the challenges to the results of the May 20, 2009 shareholder meeting, at which the slate of directors nominated by Ted Karkus was elected to the Board of Directors of the Company.

The Court concluded in its most recent decision that the Company was "not likely to succeed on the merits" of the new claims asserted and that "when all of the dust has settled, there simply is no admissible evidence (even accepting for the moment that what Quigley has presented qualifies as 'new' -- a proposition which the Court does not accept) that is arguably relevant" to the claims asserted to prevent the new Directors from being seated.

Immediately following the Court's ruling, and without any consultation with the new Board, Guy Quigley announced his voluntary resignation as an officer and director of the Company. The new Board has accepted his resignation.

Also on Friday, June 12, immediately following the Court's ruling and Mr. Quigley's resignation, the new Board of Directors held its first meeting. The Board elected Ted Karkus as Chairman of the Board and elected members to its Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

The Audit Committee Chairman is Mark Burnett, and the other members of the Audit Committee are James McCubbin and John DeShazo. The Compensation Committee Chairman is John DeShazo and the other members of the Compensation Committee are Mark Burnett and Mark Leventhal. The C
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