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May 8, 2002

Wendy Cameron Elected to Mylan Laboratories' Board of Directors; Board is Increased to 11

Wendy Cameron Elected to Mylan Laboratories' Board of Directors; Board is Increased to 11PITTSBURGH, May 8, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mylan Laboratories Inc. announced today that it has named Wendy Cameron, 42, to its Board of Directors, effective May 2, 2002.

Ms. Cameron's appointment increases the Board to 11 members.

Ms. Cameron served for 18 years as Vice President, Divisional Sales and Governmental Affairs, for Cameron Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, which ranked among the top ten percent of all bottlers in the United States in total sales.

While at Cameron Coca-Cola, Ms. Cameron was responsible for the operations and sales efforts of the West Virginia, Ohio and Uniontown, Pennsylvania sales centers. In addition, she led the company's Federal, West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania legislative action as a representative on the Soft Drink Associations Board and chaired the Ohio committee responsible for the successful constitutional amendment to repeal the Ohio Soft Drink Excise Tax in 1995. She was also instrumental in stopping an increase in the West Virginia soft drink excise tax in 1988.

Currently, Ms. Cameron serves as a member of the board of the Washington Hospital Foundation and as a member of the Neal Recreation Building Committee.

Ms. Cameron graduated from Otterbein College with Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Management and Equine Science in 1981. She and her husband Michael have two children and live in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Mylan Laboratories Inc. is a leading pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, and markets generic and proprietary prescription products. We have two operating segments that market an extensive line of generic and branded products through four business units: Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Mylan Technologies Inc., UDL Laboratories, Inc., and Bertek Pharmaceuticals Inc. For more information about Mylan, visit www.mylan.com.

CONTACT:          Mylan Laboratories Inc., Pittsburgh   
                  Patricia Sunseri, 412/232-0100

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