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1.What does Charles River Laboratories do?
2.When was the company founded?
3.Where is the company headquartered?
4.When did Charles River Laboratories become a publicly traded company?
5.Does Charles River have operations outside the United States?
6.How many people does Charles River Laboratories employ?
7.Who are Charles River Laboratories’ directors and executive officers?
8.Who are the independent auditors for Charles River Laboratories?
9.Who is Charles River’s Stock Transfer Agent and Registrar?
10.How can I receive information about Charles River Laboratories?
1.What does Charles River Laboratories do?
 Charles River Laboratories is a global provider of solutions that advance the drug discovery and development process. Our leading-edge products and services are designed to enable our clients to bring drugs to market faster and more efficiently.

2.When was the company founded?
 Charles River Laboratories was founded in 1947.

3.Where is the company headquartered?
 The company’s corporate offices are located at 251 Ballardvale Street, Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA.

4.When did Charles River Laboratories become a publicly traded company?
 Charles River initially went public in 1968 on the NASDAQ and was later bought by Bausch & Lomb in 1984. In September 1999, the executive management team completed a leveraged buyout of the company. In June 2000, the company launched an initial public offering and again became a public company. It trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CRL.”

5.Does Charles River have operations outside the United States?
 CRL is a global company with operations in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Japan and China.

6.How many people does Charles River Laboratories employ?
 Approximately 11,000 employees worldwide.

7.Who are Charles River Laboratories’ directors and executive officers?
 This information can be found on the “Corporate Governance” section of our website.

8.Who are the independent auditors for Charles River Laboratories?
 PricewaterhouseCoopers.

9.Who is Charles River’s Stock Transfer Agent and Registrar?
 Computershare Investor Services
P.O. Box 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170
877.282.1168 or 781.575.2879
www.computershare.com/investor

10.How can I receive information about Charles River Laboratories?
 Go to the “Online Investor Kit” or "Contact Information" pages of our website.