MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2004--C. R. Bard,
Inc. (NYSE:BCR) announced today that, at its September 2004 board
meeting, the Board of Directors elected Judith A. Reinsdorf, 40, to
the position of Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate
Secretary, effective October 11, 2004. Judith replaces Nadia J.
Bernstein, who recently retired from the Company.
Prior to joining Bard, Judith served as Vice President and
Corporate Secretary of Tyco International Ltd., since 2003. Before
joining Tyco, she held the position of Vice President and Associate
General Counsel of Pharmacia Corporation, and Chief Legal Counsel,
Corporate of the Monsanto Company. Judith began her career with
Crowell & Morning in Washington, D.C. She earned a B.A. degree in
political science from the University of Rochester, and a J.D. degree
from Cornell Law School.
"Judy's background in the healthcare business sector will serve
Bard very well," said Bard Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Timothy M. Ring. "She is a valuable addition to our management team,
and we look forward to the benefit of her experience and insight."
C. R. Bard, Inc., (www.crbard.com) headquartered in Murray Hill,
New Jersey, is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and
marketer of innovative, life-enhancing health care technologies in the
fields of vascular, urology and surgical specialty products.
CONTACT: C. R. Bard, Inc.
Eric J. Shick, 908-277-8413
Government & Public Relations
Holly P. Glass, 703-754-2848
SOURCE: C. R. Bard, Inc.