FDAnews Drug Daily Bulletin

SAVIENT ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO THE BOARD

April 12, 2006
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East Brunswick-based Savient Pharmaceuticals has announced that Lee S. Simon, Alan L. Heller and Joseph Klein III will seek the positions of independent directors of the firm during a May 23 election. The trio will run for slots vacated by current chairman Jeremy Hayward-Surry, Herbert Weissbach and Carl Kaplan, who have retired from the board or announced plans to step down. NJBIZ (http://www.njbiz.com/article.asp?aID=13571022.986536.869791.5593551.6450358.413&aID2=66898)