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 News Release - September 8, 2015

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Announces the Appointment of European General Manager

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2015 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (VNDA) today announced that it has named Gian Piero Reverberi as Vanda's Senior Vice President, European General Manager. Mr. Reverberi has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, holding senior management and regional leadership positions over the last 10 years.

"Gian Piero is a proven leader with an impressive track record," said Mihael H. Polymeropoulos, M.D., President and CEO of Vanda. "We are very pleased to have him join the Vanda management team as we continue to execute our global strategy."

Prior to joining Vanda, Mr. Reverberi acted as a corporate advisor supporting several companies in the development of their commercial and geographical expansion strategies. Mr. Reverberi served as Senior Vice President, International Specialty Pharma at Shire Pharmaceuticals, with responsibility for Shire's specialty pharma business in EMEA, Canada, Australia, Japan, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Prior to this position, he was General Manager, Italy at Shire. Before joining Shire, Mr. Reverberi spent 10 years with Eli Lilly in Italy and the U.S. where he held several commercial positions including Business Unit Director (Diabetes Care) in Italy, District Manager and Business Development Leader in the U.S. Earlier in his career, Mr. Reverberi held finance positions in the U.S. and Italy with both Eli Lilly and IBM. Mr. Reverberi received his degree in Economics and Business Administration from Sapienza University of Rome and a Master in Business Administration from SDA Bocconi in Milan.

About Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapies addressing high unmet medical needs. For more on Vanda, please visit


Various statements in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding Vanda's global strategy, are "forward-looking statements" under the securities laws. Forward-looking statements are based upon current expectations that involve risks, changes in circumstances, assumptions and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in Vanda's forward-looking are set forth in the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections of Vanda's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014 and quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, which are on file with the SEC and available on the SEC's website at In addition to the risks described above and in Vanda's annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, other unknown or unpredictable factors also could affect Vanda's results. There can be no assurance that the actual results or developments anticipated by Vanda will be realized or, even if substantially realized, that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on, Vanda. Therefore, no assurance can be given that the outcomes stated in such forward-looking statements and estimates will be achieved.

All written and verbal forward-looking statements attributable to Vanda or any person acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referred to herein. Vanda cautions investors not to rely too heavily on the forward-looking statements Vanda makes or that are made on its behalf. The information in this release is provided only as of the date of this release, and Vanda undertakes no obligation, and specifically declines any obligation, to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: Vanda Pharmaceuticals

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