THIS AGREEMENT by and between AmerisourceBergen Corporation, a Delaware corporation (hereinafter the
“Company”), and Kurt J. Hilzinger (the “Executive”), dated and effective as of October 1, 2003.
WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”), upon the recommendation of the Compensation and
Succession Planning Committee of the Board (the “Committee”), has determined that it is in the best interests of the Company
and its shareholders to continue to employ the Executive as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, and the
Executive desires to continue to serve in that capacity;
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
1. Employment Period . The Company shall continue to employ the Executive, either directly or through a Subsidiary, and
the Executive shall continue to serve the Company or any such Subsidiary, on the terms and conditions set forth in this
Agreement, for the period beginning on October 1, 2003 (the “Employment Date”) and ending on September 30, 2005 (the
“Employment Period”). In addition, the Employment Period shall automatically renew for periods of two years unless one party
gives written notice to the other, at least 60 days prior to the end of the initial or any renewal period, as applicable, that the
Agreement shall not be further extended. In addition, the Executive’s employment may be terminated as provided below in
2. Position and Duties .
(a) During the Employment Period, the Executive shall be employed as the President and Chief Operating Officer of
the Company. The Executive shall report to the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and shall perform such duties for the
Company as are related typically to the office of President and Chief Operating Officer, in the manner reasonably directed by the
Board, in its discretion, or the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, in his discretion.
(b) During the Employment Period, and excluding any periods