Flowers, Sans to Lead Ongoing Global Expansion of Silliker Group Corp.

December 4, 2006

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Flowers, Sans to Lead Ongoing Global Expansion of Silliker Group Corp.

HOMEWOOD, ILRussell S. Flowers, Ph.D., C.E.O. and president, Silliker Group Corp. (SGC), announced the appointment of Philippe Sans, senior corporate vice president of bioMérieux, as the organizations new C.E.O. Flowers was promoted to chairman of the Board and chief scientific officer (C.S.O.) by the SGC board of directors. Both appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2007.

As part of our ongoing global expansion, I am pleased to welcome Philippe to the Silliker organization, Flowers said. With over 22 years of experience in industrial microbiology, he brings an outstanding portfolio of international expertise and innovative leadership to his new role. As chairman and C.S.O., I will focus on strategic growth opportunities, keeping SGC on the forefront of scientific developments, and working with professional associations and key customers.

With 41 locations in 13 countries, including recently opened operations in China and Switzerland, Silliker is the leading international network of ISO 17025 accredited food testing and consulting laboratories.

Founded by John H. Silliker, Ph.D., an eminent microbiologist, Silliker will mark 40 years of serving the food industry in 2007. For more company information, log on to

About Silliker Group Corp.
Silliker Group Corp., a leading international network of accredited food testing and consulting laboratories, specializes in helping manufacturers, restaurants and retailers in the food, feed and related consumer product sectors. The only network of ISO accredited labs in the United States and Canada, Silliker new has operations throughout China, Belgium, France, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Poland and Australia. Silliker offers comprehensive microbiological and chemical analysis, consulting and auditing, employee training and customized research services.

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