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VANCOUVER, April 5 /CNW/ - Merus Labs International Inc. ("Merus" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an advisory services agreement (the "Agreement") with Sandra Broccoli, CA, for the provision of advisory services to the Company's management and board of directors. Ms. Broccoli is currently the Corporate Controller of Liz Claiborne Canada Inc., and the past Director of Corporate Services of Smith & Nephew Inc. in Canada where she led the direction of the Corporate Finance, Contracts & Tenders departments. Smith & Nephew is one of the world's largest wound care management companies with over 9,000 employees and over $3.5 billion in revenue.

During her 11 years of service at Smith & Nephew, Ms. Broccoli established new product launch teams, expedited time to market and empowered the company's National sales team. She was also responsible for contract pricing strategy in collaboration with Sales and Marketing management in line with corporate sales and profit goals. Prior to joining Smith & Nephew, Ms. Broccoli was the tax manager and an auditor at Ernst & Young, LLP for 7 years.

Ms. Broccoli has a graduate degree in Public Accountancy from the University of McGill as well as a Chartered Accountant (CA) designation from the Quebec Order of Chartered Accountants.

About Merus Labs International Inc.

Merus is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the acquisition and licensing of pharmaceutical products. The Company utilizes its expertise in the North American pharmaceutical markets and its access to capital to acquire and license niche branded products in Canada and United States. Merus further enhances the sale and distribution of these products by introduction of a focused marketing and promotion plan.

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SOURCE Merus Labs International Inc.

For further information:

Dr. Ahmad Doroudian, Chief Executive Officer
Merus Labs International Inc.
Tel: (604) 805-7783

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