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Starboard Value LP (together with its affiliates, “Starboard”), one of the largest shareholders of Magellan Health, Inc. (“Magellan” or the “Company”)(NASDAQ: MGLN), with an ownership interest of approximately 9.8% of the Company’s outstanding shares, today announced that it will be nominating a full slate of highly qualified candidates for election to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) at the Company’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”).  Starboard expects that five of the Company’s nine current Board members will be standing for election at the Annual Meeting, and if that remains the case, Starboard has indicated that it would withdraw one of its six director candidates.

Starboard also announced today that it has issued an open letter to Magellan shareholders, which, among other things, details the extensive and prolonged underperformance at Magellan and includes the identity and biographies of each of Starboard’s six director candidates.

The full open letter to Magellan shareholders can be viewed at the following link: