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Millipore Welcomes New Bioscience Division President

Jon DiVincenzo officially assumes new role

BILLERICA, Mass. – January 8, 2009 – Millipore Corporation (NYSE: MIL), a life science leader providing technologies, tools and services for bioscience research and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, officially welcomes Jon DiVincenzo as President of its Bioscience Division and member of its Corporate Executive Committee.

Mr. DiVincenzo assumed his new role on January 1, 2009, succeeding Dominique Baly, who left Millipore at the end of December.

“Jon brings to his new position a wealth of leadership experience and an in-depth understanding of the life science markets,” said Martin Madaus, Millipore Chairman, President and CEO. “In his 15-year tenure with the company, he has played a critical role in the success of our lab water business and has helped transform our Bioscience business into a major player in the worldwide life science industry. We are thrilled to welcome Jon as President of the Bioscience Division and look forward to the continued growth of the division under his leadership.”

“I am honored to lead Millipore’s Bioscience Division during this dynamic and exciting time in our industry,” noted Mr. DiVincenzo. “Emerging technologies and advances in life science research give us an unprecedented opportunity to help solve some of the world’s most challenging human health issues. I look forward to further strengthening our core bioscience capabilities and partnering with customers around the world to advance their important work.”

Since he joined Millipore in 1994, Mr. DiVincenzo has held a number of key senior management positions within the Bioscience Division, most recently serving as Vice President of Global Sales and Service and Vice President of Marketing and R&D. He has also held several senior marketing and product management positions within Millipore’s Lab Water business (now part of the Bioscience Division).

Prior to joining Millipore, Mr. DiVincenzo worked for Orion Research (now Thermo Fisher Scientific) in technical support and product management positions, and for General Electric Corporation in thermodynamics engineering. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University.

About Millipore
Millipore (NYSE: MIL) is a Life Science leader providing cutting-edge technologies, tools, and services for bioscience research and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. As a strategic partner, we collaborate with customers to confront the world’s challenging human health issues. From research to development to production, our scientific expertise and innovative solutions help customers tackle their most complex problems and achieve their goals. Millipore Corporation is an S&P 500 company with more than 6,000 employees in 47 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.millipore.com.

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