MICHAEL A. GRIFFITH has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
ChiRex Inc. since June 1998. Mr. Griffith joined ChiRex in 1996 as Chief
Financial Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to
joining ChiRex, Mr. Griffith was a Director of Credit Suisse First
Boston, and he was a Vice President of Leveraged Finance and High Yield
Capital Markets at BT Securities Corporation, a subsidiary of Bankers
Trust Company. Mr. Griffith holds a Master of Management in finance,
marketing and international economics from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate
School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Business
Administration from the University of Kansas. Profile
TWST: Give us a brief overview of ChiRex.
Mr. Griffith: ChiRex is a contract process research and contract
manufacturing organization. We are four years old as a public company.