Bengt Modéer to take responsibility for Corporate Communications

Bengt Modéer to take responsibility for Corporate Communications Stockholm, Sweden, October 7, 2002 Gambro AB (Stockholmsbörsen: GAMBaST, GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that Bengt Modéer has been appointed Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and will take up his new responsibility as of today, October 7, 2002. Presently Bengt Modéer is Senior Vice President Innovation Management within Gambro Strategic Development, GSD. He will, on a part-time basis, continue to work within GSD, including initiatives in the ongoing joint actions between the renal clinics and products operations. Bengt Modéer will take over the responsibility for Corporate Communications after Janette Jennische, who has worked for Gambro on a temporary basis. Bengt Modéer has held different leading positions in Gambro and Incentive. He was Senior Vice President R&D in the former development group Incentive, where he also was responsible for Corporate Communications and served as Company Secretary. For many years he was responsible for Corporate Communications in Gambro. Bengt Modéer holds an MSc and a Dr.Eng. degree at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. 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 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/07/20021007BIT00080/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/07/20021007BIT00080/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.