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Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Appoints Wendy Dixon, Ph.D. to Board of Directors
Date:4/21/2010

SAN DIEGO, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, today announced the appointment of Wendy Dixon, Ph.D. to its board of directors.  Dr. Dixon brings 30 years of pharmaceutical development and commercial experience to the Orexigen board.  This experience includes commercialization strategy, new product launches and portfolio evaluation in cardiometabolic and primary care markets with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMS), Merck, and SmithKline & French (now a part of GlaxoSmithKline).  Most recently, she was the President of Global Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer at BMS Company.

"Having submitted the New Drug Application for Contrave, we are now highly focused on the regulatory review process, establishing our commercial plans, and seeking a partner for our obesity products," said Michael Narachi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Orexigen. "Wendy brings extensive commercial experience in primary care that will be valuable as we prepare for the approval and launch of Contrave®."

"Orexigen has emerged as a leader in the development of obesity therapies in a time where there is a tremendous unmet need," added Dr. Dixon. "I look forward to being part of the Orexigen board and supporting the Company's vision of providing obese patients with important new treatment options."

Prior to joining BMS, Dr. Dixon held executive management positions at Merck, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Marketing.  Dr. Dixon has also held executive management positions with Osteotech
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