Gambro chosen for Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Gambro chosen for Dow Jones Sustainability World Index Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 2003 Gambro AB (Stockholmsbörsen: GAMBaST, GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that it has been chosen for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index family based on the company's ability to balance environmental excellence, social responsibility and financial success. Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) are the world's first global indexes tracking the performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. The DJSI World family is limited to the top 10% of the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones Global Index in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria. "It is a measure of our true commitment as a corporation and reflects our ambition to work in a sustainable way in everything we do. We want to do this in harmony with our core purposes - to save lives and improve the quality of life for the people we serve," says Sören Mellstig, Gambro President and CEO. For further information please contact: Bengt Modéer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, tel. +46-8-613 65 33, +46-70-513 65 33 Pia Irell, Investor Relations Director, Corporate Finance, tel. +46-8-613 65 91, +46-70-513 65 91 Kevin Smith, President Gambro Inc., Investor Relations US, tel. +1-303231 4750 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/22/20031022BIT00230/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/22/20031022BIT00230/wkr0002.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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