MedPointe – Management 9

Mission Management Partnerships Sales & Marketing
Board of Directors

Paul R. Edick

President & Chief Executive Officer; Board Director

As President and Chief Executive Officer of MedPointe Pharmaceuticals, Paul Edick has assembled over the last twenty-eight years an outstanding track record of success in leading pharmaceutical organizations.

Mr. Edick joined MedPointe in 2002 as President of its Wallace Pharmaceuticals division. Shortly thereafter, he was named MedPointe President. Between 1994 and 2002, in a series of positions at G. D. Searle and its acquirer, Pharmacia Corporation, he led Searle’s US managed care organization (1994-95), its US marketing organization (1995-96), and its Global Pain & Inflammation Business – including the development of the launch strategy for Celebrex� (1996-97). In 1998, he assumed his first international leadership role, as he was named Searle’s VP-Canada & Latin America. A year later, he became President of Asia Pacific, Canada & Latin America. In 2000, upon Pharmacia’s acquisition of Searle, Mr. Edick was named Group Vice President and President, Asia Pacific/Latin America at Pharmacia.

His early career was focused on building basic skills in consumer products and prescription pharmaceuticals sales and marketing. He began his career as a Sales Representative at Procter & Gamble (1977-1978) and then joined Ortho Pharmaceutical, a division of Johnson & Johnson (1978-1990), where he became a US Regional Sales Manager in 1988. His first general management role was with Caremark, the former homecare services division of Baxter Healthcare (1990-1991). He further broadened his pharmaceutical marketing experience, domestically and internationally, with a Vice President, Group Account Management role at pharmaceutical ad agency, Hamilton Carver & Lee (1991-1994).

Mr. Edick serves on the Board of Directors of Informed Medical Communications, a leading communications company that delivers integrated biotechnology and pharmaceutical marketing programs for targeted and active groups of patients and medical professionals. He is also a Trustee of the Healthcare Institute of New Jersey,

Mr. Edick is a native of upstate New York and a graduate of Hamilton College.