ConvaTec Announces New Appointments to Leadership Team

By Convatec, PRNE
Sunday, February 6, 2011

Changes Align with Company's Commitment to Growth

SKILLMAN, New Jersey, February 7, 2011 - ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical
technologies for community and hospital care, today announced the appointment
of several executives to new positions within the company.

Nino Pionati has been appointed President, Intercontinental in a newly
aligned region that will include Asia Pacific, Latin America and Canada.
These markets continue to be a strategic focus for growth for the company. He
will continue as a member of the Executive Committee and will serve as the
Executive Sponsor for the company emerging markets growth initiatives.

Jorgen Hansen has been appointed Senior Vice President, Global Marketing
and Business Development. In his role, Hansen will be responsible for
expanding access to, and commercialization of, critical innovations to drive
growth. Hansen will serve as a new member of the Executive Committee.

Robbie Heginbotham has been named interim Vice President, Global
Manufacturing and Supply Chain following the departure of Cheryl Capps. In
this role he will focus on developing best-in-class quality and service
initiatives while maximizing operational effectiveness of the global
manufacturing process and network. Heginbotham will act as an interim member
of the Executive Committee.

"I am confident that these changes in leadership will help to further
accelerate our growth and maintain our agility and responsiveness to the
ever-changing market needs," stated David Johnson, CEO, ConvaTec. "Each of
these leaders brings a tremendous depth of experience and knowledge to their
important new roles."

About ConvaTec

ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical
technologies that have helped improve the lives of millions of people
worldwide. With four key focus areas - Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics,
Continence and Critical Care, and Infusion Devices - ConvaTec products
support healthcare professionals from the hospital to the community health
setting. For more information, please visit

    Nimisha Savani

Nimisha Savani, ConvaTec, +1-908-904-2522, nimisha.savani at

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