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Pernix Therapeutics Announces Restructuring and Integration of the Pernix and Hawthorn Sales Forces

Published: Friday, January 25, 2013
Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013
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The Company has restructured the combined sales force, reducing the number of sales representatives to approximately 125 from 187.

The sales force will remain focused on Pediatrics, Primary Care and Gastroenterology.
The Company today also announced that David Becker will resign his position as Chief Financial Officer, due to personal reasons, effective March 31, 2013. The Company has started a search to identify a new Chief Financial Officer. Upon naming a successor, Mr. Becker will serve the Company as a consultant in several areas, including manufacturing, over-the-counter products, and business development.

Cooper Collins, President and CEO of Pernix, said, “We closed the acquisition of Cypress and Hawthorn at the end of December, and we are rapidly making progress in the implementation of our integration plans. In addition, we appreciate the service that David has provided the Company, which included building our OTC product group and completing several key business development transactions that have broadened the scope of our business and expanded our portfolio of branded and generic products.”

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