Healthcare Industry News:  MedImmune 

Biopharmaceuticals Personnel

 News Release - November 13, 2008

MedImmune Announces Zook as President

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 13 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- MedImmune today announced the appointment of Tony Zook as its president. Previously, he had been heading the company on an interim basis.

MedImmune is the wholly owned biologics business for AstraZeneca PLC. In addition to MedImmune, Mr. Zook is also responsible for AstraZeneca's U.S. and Canadian businesses, as well as AstraZeneca's Global Marketing organization.


"I am pleased to continue working with the leadership team here at MedImmune to advance our strategic plan to discover, develop and deliver innovative biologic treatments that can positively impact patient health," stated Tony Zook.

About MedImmune

MedImmune is a leading innovation-focused biotechnology company whose mission is to provide better medicines to patients, new medical options for physicians and rewarding careers to employees. Dedicated to advancing science and medicine to help people live better lives, the company is focused on infection, oncology, respiratory disease and inflammation, cardiovascular/ gastrointestinal disease and neuroscience. Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, MedImmune has approximately 3,000 employees worldwide and is the wholly owned biologics business for AstraZeneca PLC (LSE: AZN.L, NYSE: AZN). For more information, visit MedImmune's website at www.MedImmune.com.


Source: MedImmune

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