Brad Nutter new President of Gambro Healthcare

Brad Nutter new President of Gambro Healthcare Stockholm, Sweden - Gambro AB (OM Stockholm Exchange: GAMBaST, GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that Brad Nutter*, 47, has been appointed new President of Gambro Healthcare and will join Gambro in two weeks, on February 21. He is replacing Mats Wahlström, who will leave the company to pursue other opportunities. Brad Nutter has more than 25 years of experience from the healthcare service and products industry in the US. His extensive and successful career includes various management positions in companies including products and services for the hospital and home care markets. Brad Nutter joins Gambro from a position as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Syncor Intl Corporation (Nasdaq NM: SCOR). Syncor is a provider of radiopharmacy services and other healthcare services, operating a network of 120 domestic and 20 international nuclear pharmacy centers. After earning a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Texas Christian University in 1975, he joined American Hospital Supply Corporation. In 1985 this company merged with Baxter Inc. and Brad Nutter served as President of Hospitex Division and Vice President, Corporate Sales. "I am very happy to have Brad Nutter join Gambro and I am sure that he will be able to develop and bring Gambro Healthcare further into the future", says Mikael Lilius, President and CEO of Gambro. "He has an extensive experience and knowledge of the US healthcare industry. He has a proven track record of generating profitable growth. I also see him as a good leader, a team-builder who can move an organization by being both inspiring and demanding." *) Photo on www.gambro.com Gambro Healthcare Gambro Healthcare has a global leading position in renal care services and owns and operates about 580 clinics, serving a total of about 44,200 patients on four continents. The largest concentration of clinics is in the US with some 480 clinics with about 36,500 patients. Gambro Healthcare has total revenues of about USD 1.3 billion and has about 10,000 employees. For further information please contact: Bengt Modéer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, tel. +46-8- 613 65 00, +46-70-513 65 33 Anna Augustson, European Investor Relations Manager, tel. +46-8-613 65 35, +46-70-513 65 34 Nina Pawlak, Citigate Dewe Rogerson, New York , tel. +1-212-419 4258, +1- 917-302-1717 ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/04/20000204BIT00600/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/04/20000204BIT00600/bit0002.pdf

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Gambro is a global medical technology and healthcare company with leading positions in renal care - services and products - and blood component technology. The group, with revenue of approximately SEK 18 billion (USD 2.2 billion), has approximately 17,000 employees in some 40 countries.

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