Lena Torell proposed for the Gambro Board

Lena Torell proposed for the Gambro Board Stockholm, Sweden, March 13, 2003 Gambro AB (Stockholmsbörsen: GAMBaST, GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that shareholders representing more than 40 percent of the votes in the Company have indicated that they will propose that Professor Lena Torell, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) be elected a new member of the Gambro Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting on April 10, 2003. Since 2001 Lena Torell is President of IVA, an academy with the mission to promote engineering and economic sciences and the development of industry in Sweden. Previously she has been Research Director of the Joint Research Centre within the European Commission covering areas like environment, chemistry, food and nuclear physics. Lena Torell is Professor in Physics and has worked at Uppsala University and Chalmers Institute of Technology, Gothenburg. Her research has covered areas within solid state physics. She is member of the Board of Directors of Ericsson and a number of research institutes and foundations. For further information please contact: Claes Dahlbäck, Chairman, tel. +46-8-614 20 00 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 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/13/20030313BIT00040/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/13/20030313BIT00040/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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