Zyvex announces New Executives

Richardson, Texas (July 11, 2006)

Zyvex Corporation today announced the addition of Dr. Robn Burgess as Vice President of Research & Development, and the promotions of Dr. Patrick Howard to Director of Worldwide Sales, and Taylor Cavanah to Product Manager.

Dr. Burgess has a strong background in Life Sciences with a particular focus in molecular biology, in vivo drug target validation, and genetic engineering. He was formerly the Director of Scientific Sourcing and New Technologies at Serologicals Corporation, a 1,000 employee bio tools and reagents company that realized $275M in 2005 revenue. There, he provided long-term visionary guidance for the company through the establishment of key relationshhips and partnerships with academic researchers and institutions.

Burgess hlds a B.A. in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He has received numerous awards, including an appointment to the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Steering Committee for the Southern California Life Sciences Summit and was a Visiting Scholar at Georgia Tech University.

“We are excited to have Rob on our team,” said Jim Von Ehr, CEO of Zyvex. “His executive ability, people skills, planning skills, and energy level are exactly what we’re looking for. He also posses outstanding technology development skills and has a proven track record in growing businesses.”

This position relects Zyvex’s continued worlwide expansion and commitment to customer service and attaining revenues through product sales, technology licensing, and commercial and government contracts.

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