January 07, 2011 14:59 ET

SOHM Promotes High Performance VP as New CEO of US, India and Global Operations

BUENA PARK, CA--(Marketwire - January 7, 2011) - SOHM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMN), a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories, announced today it has promoted Shailesh Shah, former Vice President for Corporate Strategy, to the position of President and CEO of SOHM's US, India, and Global Operations. Mr. Shah's promotion will be effective January 15, 2011. Shailesh Shah's performance and leadership has produced record revenue in 2010 with triple digit growth in US and India pharmaceutical markets. Emerging export markets in South East Asia, Latin America, and Africa are expected to become significant revenue producers as new partnerships and alliances mature in 2011.

"India, with its growing population and pharmaceutical needs, is the right place for SOHM to expand manufacturing operations to serve local markets and also our export markets," stated Shailesh Shah, President and CEO Elect of SOHM, Inc. "We are creating new opportunities for partnerships and joint ventures with Indian businesses and also our key emerging markets in South East Asia, Latin America, and Africa. With an integrated team, we will continue to develop generic pharmaceutical products that meet the population's demands in these growing markets. Our philosophy of providing millions of people access to quality generic drugs that were previously left out because of high prices and lack of distribution will drive growth in 2011." 

About SOHM, Inc.
SOHM, Inc. is a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories. Global headquarters is located in North America with manufacturing sites in India. Generic pharmaceuticals are exported globally with a focus on distribution in emerging markets in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.

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