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 News Release - November 27, 2006

Draeger Medical Names New Vice President of Sales

Appointment to Enhance Synergies Across the Sales Organization

TELFORD, Pa.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Draeger Medical Inc. announces that RJ McNaughton has been appointed vice president of Sales. Mr. McNaughton will be responsible for increasing sales and creating valuable strategic alliances with our corporate accounts. In addition, Mr. McNaughton will be leading the Draeger Medical sales strategy to deliver powerful economic and clinical solutions that take advantage of the company's IT and market-leading innovations.

Prior to joining Draeger Medical, Mr. McNaughton spent 22 years at Becton Dickinson and Company (BD), a fortune 500 medical company. With BD, Mr. McNaughton held numerous sales and marketing leadership positions, including; Marketing Manager, Regional Sales Management, Corporate National Accounts, Corporate Area Sales Director, and, most recently, Senior Director of Corporate National Accounts and Distribution.

"RJ's leadership skills and experience in the medical industry will be an extraordinary resource to Draeger Medical," said Phil Croxford, president, Draeger Medical Inc. "He has led corporate accounts and sales organizations through cultural changes with outstanding results. We are confident that his contribution will be a significant positive for Draeger Medical."

Mr. McNaughton received a BS/BA in business administration and marketing from Towson University and holds an executive MBA from Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

About Draeger Medical

Draeger Medical AG & Co. KG is one of the world's leading manufacturers of medical equipment, the largest division of Draegerwerk AG (history dates back to 1889) and a 65:35 joint venture company between Draegerwerk AG and Siemens AG. The Company offers products, services and integrated CareArea(TM) Solutions throughout the patient care process - Emergency Care, Perioperative Care, Critical Care, Perinatal Care and Home Care. With U.S. headquarters in Telford, Pennsylvania and world headquarters in Lubeck, Germany, Draeger Medical employs nearly 6,000 people worldwide. Additional information is available on the Company's website

Source: Draeger Medical

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