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Lantheus Holdings appoints two directors

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North Billerica, Mass., USA - March 10, 2016, North Billerica, Mass., USA - Lantheus Holdings, parent company of Lantheus Medical Imaging, announced the appointments of Derace Schaffer and Frederick Robertson as independent directors.

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Dr. Schaffer, who will serve as a member of the Compensation Committee of the Board, is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Lan Group.

Dr. Schaffer has also been a Clinical Professor of Radiology at both the University of Rochester Medical College as well as the Weill Cornell Medical College, and he currently serves as a Director of PharmAthene, Inc. and as the Chairman of its Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees.

Additionally, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of private companies Innovolt, Medical Tracking Solutions, and Partners Imaging.

Previously, he served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Acquisition Corp. and as Chairman of several healthcare companies, including Radiologix, of which he was the founder.

Prior to that, Dr. Schaffer served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Ide Imaging Group, P.C. and held the role of Director on many healthcare Boards, including several health systems, and has been a founder of more than two dozen companies, both public and private, over the past 30 years.

Dr. Schaffer received his postgraduate radiology training at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident, and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Robertson, who will serve as a member of the Audit Committee, has been a Venture Partner at Baird Capital since 2011 and has also served as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health since 2012.

Previously, Dr. Robertson held the role of Chief Executive Officer and Director of TomoTherapy Inc. before that company was acquired in 2011.

Prior to joining TomoTherapy, he served in a variety of roles in the medical field, including President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Marquette Medical Systems and later as Chief Clinical Officer of GE Medical Systems as well as management positions with Marquette Medical Systems, including President and Chief Executive Officer.

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