News | September 10, 2007

STERIS Names New President, Chief Executive Officer

September 11, 2007 — STERIS Corp. announced that its Board of Directors has named Walter M. Rosebrough Jr., 53, president and chief executive officer, effective Oct. 1, 2007 and has elected Mr. Rosebrough to the Company’s Board effective that date.

As announced previously, Les C. Vinney, 58, STERIS’s president and chief executive officer since July 2000, will transition from this role on October 1, 2007 and thereafter continue to serve as a special advisor to the Company until his retirement in 2009.

Rosebrough has spent more than 20 years in the healthcare industry in a series of senior management positions. He served as president and chief executive officer of the Hill Rom Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hillenbrand Industries Inc. Hillenbrand is a worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the healthcare industry, including patient support systems, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, and workflow information technology solutions.

Rosebrough was executive vice president of Hillenbrand Inc. when, in 2000, he left the company to lead Vasocor Inc., a Credit Suisse First Boston-funded start-up healthcare company, as president and chief executive officer. The company was focused on the development of a non-invasive medical device to enable early detection of atherosclerosis. Since early 2005, Rosebrough has served as the president and chief executive officer of Coastal Hydraulics Inc., a private company. Coastal Hydraulics is a provider of hydraulic and pneumatic systems, equipment and services used in industrial, marine and mobile equipment applications.

Rosebrough earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Kettering University (formerly the General Motors Institute) in Flint, Michigan, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, in Palo Alto, California.

He is currently on the board of Joerns Healthcare, a privately held manufacturer of patient handling and wound management products and services. He previously served as a board director for AdvaMed, the world's largest medical technology association representing manufacturers of medical devices, diagnostic products and medical information systems and on the boards of Health Insights, a healthcare roundtable; The Center for Nursing Leadership, a professional development organization focused on creating future leaders in clinical and healthcare organizations and systems; and, Margaret Mary Hospital, a Batesville, Indiana community hospital.

For more information: www.steris.com

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