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Dr. Ge Li To Be Honored with Distinguished Entrepreneur Award

September 28, 2005 - Shanghai, China - Dr. Ge Li, founder and CEO of WuXi PharmaTech, will be honored with Distinguished Entrepreneur Award from Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of The State Council of People's Republic of China. He is invited to attend the award ceremony to be held at Great Hall of the People, in Beijing on September 29. During the ceremony, government officials will present the prestigious award to Dr. Ge Li and other honorees.

"I am so thrilled to receive the award and be included among the some of the best business leaders in China. Government support has been instrumental to my success and I hope more ambitious Chinese will return to China." Dr. Ge Li said when learned the news, "It is such an honor to be able to accept the award at Great Hall of the People where government officials conduct important state affairs and elaborate receptions for foreign dignitaries are held."

This is the first time that Chinese government has bestowed Distinguished Entrepreneur Award to overseas Chinese coming back to set up companies that have achieved business success. Other award recipients include Mr. Ying Wu, Chairman and CEO of UTStar.com (China), Mr. Yanhong Li, Chairman and CEO of Baidu.com, and Mr. Rujing Zhang, CEO of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC).

About WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc.
WuXi PharmaTech is a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device R&D outsourcing company, with operations in China and the United States. As a research-driven and customer-focused company, WuXi PharmaTech provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies a broad and integrated portfolio of laboratory and manufacturing services throughout the drug and medical device R&D process. WuXi PharmaTech's services are designed to assist its global partners in shortening the cycle and lowering the cost of drug and medical device R&D. The operating subsidiaries of WuXi PharmaTech are known as WuXi AppTec. For more information, please visit: www.wuxiapptec.com.

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