Mr. Rollins joins Cubist from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Dainippon Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals Inc., where he has been SVP of Program Management and R&D Planning since 2009. He spent 15 years at Sepracor Inc. most notably serving as Vice President of Development Operations from 2001-2005 and Senior Vice President of Product Development from 2005-2009. Prior to Sepracor, he held numerous senior research and project positions at Merck Research Laboratories. As SVP of Program and Portfolio Management at Cubist, Mr. Rollins will be responsible for maximizing the value of Cubist products and product candidates on a global basis. He will report to Steven Gilman, Cubist’s Executive Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Scientific Officer.

About Cubist

Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products that address significant unmet medical needs in the acute care environment. Cubist is headquartered in Lexington, Mass. Additional information can be found at Cubist’s web site at www.cubist.com.

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