PDI Announces New Business Win with Top 5 Pharma Company with Revenue Value of Approximately $15 Million

Oct 21, 2010, 14:25 ET from PDI, Inc.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDII), a leading provider of integrated promotional outsource services to health care companies, today announced a significant new contract sales engagement with an existing Top 5 global pharmaceutical client. The contract involves several products in the women's health therapeutic category and is scheduled to begin in early November 2010 and run for 12 months. This program is expected to generate revenue to PDI of approximately $15 million over the life of the contract.

Under the program, PDI will provide the client with a dedicated sales team that will call on both women's health specialists and primary care physicians.

"This business expansion with a major client again demonstrates the value and high return on investment that PDI has been able to deliver to our customers," said Nancy Lurker, Chief Executive Officer of PDI, Inc. "We are now looking forward to applying our deep expertise in the women's health category and providing high-impact service to our client. By securing new business wins with existing clients, such as today's announcement, as well as by gaining new clients and extending our current programs and services, we are confident of realizing the growth strategy we have set out for 2010 and beyond."

About PDI, Inc.

PDI is a leading provider of integrated promotional outsource services to established and emerging healthcare companies. The company is dedicated to maximizing the return on investment for its clients by providing strategic flexibility, sales and marketing expertise. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.pdi-inc.com.

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