Merz North America Promotes Alana Sine to Chief Financial Officer

Merz North America today announced the appointment of Alana Sine to
Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Merz North America. Sine has served as
interim CFO since March 2018.

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Alana Sine promoted to Chief Financial Officer. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Our exhaustive global search for a chief financial officer who can help
us continue our rapid growth led us right back to Raleigh,” said Bob
Rhatigan, CEO of Merz North America. “Alana has a unique combination of
deep industry experience and strong finance credentials. Her
professionalism and effectiveness as interim CFO over the past four
months made it clear that she’s the right person to help us achieve our
goal of becoming the most admired, trusted and innovative aesthetics and
neurotoxin company. As Merz continues to evolve and invest in talent
development, we are proud to celebrate Alana’s career progression during
her time with the company and look forward to her contributions and
leadership in her new role as CFO.”

Sine will lead the finance function for North America, overseeing
financial reporting, governance, strategic planning, tax & treasury and
collaboration with Merz’s global headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, on
financial matters. She will report to Rhatigan and join the North
America Leadership Team (NALT).

“I’ve dedicated a good portion of my career to Merz North America
because what we do here matters – we have a positive impact on patients’
lives,” Sine said. “I’m honored and excited to join a leadership team
that is driving us to new levels of performance.”

Over the course of her 13-year tenure at Merz North America, Sine
assumed finance roles of increasing responsibility, including tax and
financial reporting. As interim CFO, she successfully led the budget and
strategic planning process for the coming fiscal year. Prior to joining
Merz, Sine held accounting and finance roles at Ernst & Young (now EY)
and Lowe’s Food Stores. She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in
accounting from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro and is a
certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of North Carolina.

About Merz North America, Inc.

Merz North America, Inc. is a specialty healthcare company dedicated to
the development and marketing of innovative quality products for
physicians and patients across the United States and Canada. Merz
products are distributed through two divisions, Aesthetics and
Neurosciences, and are developed with the goal of improving patients’
health and quality of life by delivering therapies that bring about real
progress. Privately-held, Merz North America is headquartered in
Raleigh, North Carolina. To learn more about Merz North America, Inc.,
please visit www.merzusa.com.

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