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Announcement, Effective November 1, 2010

It is our pleasure to announce that Mr. Jim Kedrowski has most recently accepted the position of interim CEO of Taro Pharmaceuticals Industries, a Sun Pharmaceutical Company. Prior to accepting this position, Mr. Kedrowski successfully lead Chattem Chemicals, Inc. for over 15 years, his most recent position as Executive Vice President. He had the responsibility of managing the total manufacturing site located in Chattanooga, TN, as well as commercial development for the division.

Filling the responsibilities left open by Jim's change, Mr. Jason Paul Allen has been promoted to Vice President General Manager of Chattem Chemicals, also a Sun Pharmaceutical Company. Before accepting the position, Mr. Allen managed the chemical plant at Chattem for over 11 years with his last role being Director of Operations.

Mr. Art Pavlidis has been appointed Business Manager for the API (Active Pharmaceutical Intermediate) business, sharing responsibilities for that area with Mr. Herman Echeverri. Art will continue to direct the specialty surfactant Hamposyl business as part of his responsibilities. Art has been with Chattem Chemicals for over 6 years.

Mr. Herman Echeverri has been given the added responsibilities for major API's (active pharmaceutical ingredients) together with USP & Endotoxin Free Glycine. Herrman has been with Chattem Chemicals for 14 years as Business Manager responsible for the Aluminum Organo Metallic Product Lines.

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