EX-24.1 2 a08-16011_26ex24d1.htm EX-24.1

Exhibit 24.1




KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, that each person whose signature appears below hereby constitutes and appoints Deborah Dunsire, Marsha H. Fanucci, and Joel S. Goldberg, Esq., and each of them, his or her true and lawful attorneys-in-fact and agents, each acting alone, with the powers of substitution and revocation, for him or her and in his or her name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign any and all amendments (including post-effective amendments) to the Registration Statements (Form S-3 Nos. 333-42770, 333-109258 and 333-138537, Form S-4 Nos. 333-33912, 333-42778, 333-75882, 333-90401 and 333-90403 and Form S-8 Nos. 333-15355, 333-15353, 333-29321, 333-15349, 333-15357, 333-29319, 333-84381, 333-84373, 333-84377, 333-93397, 333-93249, 333-35896, 333-38472, 333-71396, 333-71398, 333-81234, 333-82598, 333-102543, 333-104856, 333-104857, 333-139158 and 333-142827) of MILLENNIUM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto and other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, granting unto such attorneys-in-fact and agents, and each of them, full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite or necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes as he or she might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorneys-in-fact and agents or any of them, or their substitute or substitutes, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have executed this Power of Attorney as of the date set forth below.













/s/ Deborah Dunsire


Director, President and Chief Executive Officer


June 6, 2008

Deborah Dunsire


 (Principal Executive Officer)








/s/ Marsha H. Fanucci


Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


June 6, 2008

Marsha H. Fanucci


 (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)








/s/ Kiyoshi Kitazawa




June 4, 2008

Kiyoshi Kitazawa










/s/ Masumitsu Inoue




June 3, 2008

Masumitsu Inoue