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Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health Appoints New Heads of Aquaculture

US Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health appointed the Heads ofGlobal Species teams for the swine, the poultry and the aquaculture segment.

These appointments are an important step in the design process of the combined Animal Health organization. The heads of the Global Species teams report to Ruurd Stolp, Senior Vice President and President Animal Health.

Appointed as Head of Global Aquaculture Pharmaceuticals is Hank Behrend. Mr. Behrend joined Schering-Plough in 1981 and has held the position of Sr. Director, Global Aquaculture at Schering-Plough Animal Health since 2002. Mr. Behrend held several positions within the Agricultural Division of American Cyanamid and was also a Research Technician, Manager of Research Farms and held various International Marketing positions at E.R. Squibb and Sons. Mr. Behrend holds a Masters degree in Animal Science from Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA and a Bachelors degree in Animal Science from Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture, USA.

Head of Global Aquaculture Biologicals is Alistair Brown who has been Head of Aquatic Animal Health for Intervet, based in Boxmeer, the Netherlands since 2001. He joined the company in 1995 in Norway and became General Manager of Intervet Norbio AS, Intervets subsidiary in Norway, responsible for cold water aquatic animal health in 1999. Mr. Brown holds a Masters degree in Science and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Economics, specializing in Fisheries and Aquaculture from the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom. The Global Species teams are responsible for the marketing strategies in the regional markets. The teams work closely with R&D to maintain a successful pipeline of new products.

The new combination Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health strengthens the animal health portfolio in several areas and brings together complementary lines of pharmaceuticals, biologicals and an enhanced science and technology platform. This ensures on-going commitment to meeting the challenges of the various species segments. Intervet/Schering- Plough Animal Health is not only the world market leader in the production of animal health vaccines, but is also one of the worlds leaders in the field of animal health.

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