MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2003--C. R. Bard, Inc.
(NYSE-BCR) today announced that, at its October 8 board meeting,
Theodore E. Martin was elected to its board of directors. Mr. Martin
was president and chief executive officer of Barnes Group, Inc., a
multinational manufacturer and distributor of precision metal parts
and industrial supplies, until his retirement in December 1998.
Mr. Martin was appointed president and chief executive officer of
Barnes Group in 1995 after serving as executive vice president of
operations. He had been a member of the company's board of directors
since 1993. He joined Barnes in 1990 as group vice president of their
Associated Spring business group. Prior to joining Barnes, Mr. Martin
held management positions with Allied-Signal, Inc. and General
Mr. Martin earned a bachelor of arts degree from Syracuse
University and a master's degree in business administration from the
University of Hawaii. Mr. Martin also serves on the boards of
directors of Ingersoll-Rand Company, Unisys Corporation and Applera
Corporation and is a trustee of Syracuse University.
C. R. Bard, Inc., (www.crbard.com) headquartered in Murray Hill,
N.J., is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer, and marketer
of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of
vascular, urology, oncology, and surgical specialty products.
C. R. Bard, Inc.
Eric J. Shick, 908-277-8413
Holly P. Glass, 703-754-2848
SOURCE: C. R. Bard, Inc.