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Perrigo Appoints Matthew E. Morris Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

The Perrigo Company (NASDAQ: PRGO) today announced a new addition to the Company's management team: Matthew E. Morris as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.

Mr. Morris brings to Perrigo more than 20 years' experience in information systems. Since 1999, he served as Senior Director of Global Information System Services with Warner-Lambert, a global pharmaceutical and consumer product company. In this capacity, he was responsible for worldwide information system strategy and development. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Morris was Director of Global Sales, Marketing, and R&D Systems for Reckitt & Colman, which manufactures over-the-counter pharmaceuticals and household cleaning products. Prior to Reckitt & Colman, he served in a variety of information systems positions at KPMG, S.C. Johnson, and A.C. Nielsen.

"Matt's information systems experience with industry-leading pharmaceutical and consumer product companies will be a tremendous asset for Perrigo," stated David T. Gibbons, Perrigo's President and Chief Executive Officer. "He will be responsible for furthering the Company's internal information system initiatives as well as strengthening information technology links with our customers and suppliers. Matt will also serve as a member of our Corporate Planning Team."

Perrigo Company is the nation's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter (non-prescription) pharmaceutical and nutritional products for the store brand market. Store brand products are sold by national and regional supermarket, drugstore and mass merchandise chains under their own labels and compete with nationally advertised brands. The Company's products include over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, such as analgesics, cough and cold remedies, antacids, laxatives, feminine hygiene and smoking cessation products, and nutritional products, such as vitamins, nutritional supplements and nutritional drinks. Visit Perrigo on the Internet at .

SOURCE: Perrigo Company

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