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AEterna Zentaris Announces Appointment of Prof. Jurgen Engel, Ph.D. as New President and CEO
Date:8/12/2008

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrinology and oncology, announced today the appointment of Prof. Jurgen Engel, Ph.D. as its new President and CEO, effective as of September 1, 2008. Prof. Engel is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of AEterna Zentaris. He succeeds Juergen Ernst, who had been acting as Interim President and CEO since April 2008. Mr. Ernst, current Chairman at AEterna Zentaris, will become Executive Chairman as of September 1, 2008.

"As a seasoned executive for many years at AEterna Zentaris, Prof. Engel has gained a deep knowledge of the Company's activities at all levels. We feel that his extensive expertise in drug development and commercialization as well as in strategic partnerships, make him the ideal person to lead the Company," said Mr. Ernst.

Prof. Engel added, "I am thrilled with this new challenge and will continue to dedicate all efforts to the successful development of our deep pipeline, especially the ongoing pivotal Phase 3 program in benign prostatic hyperplasia with our lead compound, cetrorelix."

Prof. Engel has been Chief Executive Officer of Zentaris AG since the beginning of 2001. Before joining AEterna Zentaris in December 2002, he was in charge of all R&D activities at ASTA Medica AG where he supervised more than 700 scientists and clinical professionals.

Prof. Engel holds a doctorate degree in organic chemistry from the Technical University of Braunschweig and an academic degree in pharmaceutical science from the University of Regensburg where he is an adjunct full professor at its School of Pharmacy. He is also Honorary Professor at
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