Project Team providing Services Uses in Selective Hiring, Recruitment Clause

Selective Hiring, Recruitment from Service Agreement

This Service Agreement (Agreement) is made as of March 1, 2005 by and between VENTIV PHARMA SERVICES, LLC, a New Jersey limited liability company (Ventiv) and CONNETICS CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, having an office at 3160 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, California 94304 (Client). Ventiv and Client may each be referred to in this Agreement as a Party and collectively as the Parties.

Selective Hiring, Recruitment. Client may solicit, employ or retain one or more Ventiv Sales Representatives or Ventiv District Sales Managers representing less than 25% of the entire Project Team providing Services under this Agreement (Selective Hiring), any time after such members of the Project Team have been Deployed pursuant to this Agreement. Client shall give 30 days advance notice to Ventiv of any Selective Hiring. Should there be Selective Hiring by Client, Ventiv will backfill the respective position so as to maintain the previously agreed upon number of members of the Project Team.