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 News Release - December 14, 2010

KCI Selects David Lillback to Lead Global Human Resources

Thirty-year HR veteran brings extensive organizational experience to support KCI’s global growth strategy

SAN ANTONIO--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)-- Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE:KCI ) announced today that David Lillback has been named senior vice president, global human resources, effective mid-December 2010. Lillback will be responsible for leading global human resources, including initiatives to support the company’s key pillars of innovation, global expansion, diversification and organizational readiness.

Lillback most recently served as senior vice president of human resources at Mylan, Inc. He has also held senior executive positions with sanofi-aventis, LaRoche and Kaiser Chemicals.

“David will be one of our key senior leaders to help carry out an exciting global strategy, especially in the important area of attracting and retaining top talent,” said Cathy Burzik, KCI’s president and CEO. “People—their intellect, ideas and instincts—will continue to be the lifeblood of KCI worldwide. It’s really important that our programs are competitive, compelling and continue to make us an employer of choice.”

Lillback has a wealth of executive experience in overseeing highly effective HR organizations. This work includes architecting programs on a strategic level around total rewards and benefits, talent development and acquisition, continuous learning and workplace environment.

“KCI’s heritage is built on individuals and teams that have delivered great ideas in science and medicine and have taken them from concept to commercialization in a way that’s had a huge impact on patients and caregivers,” said Lillback. “It’s a remarkable and unique company – one with an exciting future built around great talent.”

About KCI

Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE:KCI ) is a leading global medical technology company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of innovative, high-technology therapies and products for the wound care, tissue regeneration and therapeutic support system markets. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, KCI's success spans more than three decades and can be traced to a history deeply rooted in innovation and a passion for significantly improving the healing and the lives of patients around the world. The company employs 6,800 people and markets its products in 20 countries. For more information about KCI, and how its products are changing the practice of medicine, visit

Source: Kinetic Concepts

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