Bo-Inge Hansson new President of Gambro Healthcare International

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Bo-Inge Hansson new President of Gambro Healthcare International Stockholm, Sweden, November 4, 2002 Gambro AB (Stockholmsbörsen: GAMBaST, GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that Bo-Inge Hansson has been appointed President of the renal care clinics operations Gambro Healthcare International. Presently Bo-Inge Hansson is President of Gambro Renal Products Asia headquartered in Hong Kong. In his new position Bo-Inge Hansson will be responsible for Gambro's renal care clinics outside the U.S. including about 150 clinics, of which about 100 in Europe and the remaining in South America and Asia- Pacific. He will resume his responsibilities as of January 1, 2003. As President of Gambro Healthcare International Bo-Inge Hansson will be based in Lund, Sweden and report directly to Sören Mellstig, President and CEO of Gambro. 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. +1-303 231 4750 Gambro is a global medical technology and healthcare company with leading positions in renal care - services and products - and blood component technology. Gambro Healthcare is one of the leading providers of kidney dialysis services in the world with more than 52,700 patients in 688 clinics worldwide. Gambro Renal Products comprises dialyzers, dialysis machines, blood lines and dialysis concentrates. Gambro BCT is the market leader in separation and handling of blood components. The group, with 2001 revenues of approximately SEK 27 billion (USD 2.7 billion), has 20,900 employees in some 40 countries. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: