MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2007--C. R. Bard,
Inc. (NYSE-BCR) announced today that at its February board meeting,
the Board of Directors elected Stephen J. Long, 41, to the position of
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective February 26,
2007. Stephen replaces Judith A. Reinsdorf, who has resigned from
Stephen joined Bard in 2000 as Associate General Counsel and since
March 2005, has served as Staff Vice President and Associate General
Counsel. Prior to joining Bard, Stephen held a succession of positions
of increasing responsibility in corporate law with Warner-Lambert
Company. He began his career as an associate at Willkie Farr &
Gallagher LLP in New York. He earned a B.S. from the School of
Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and
received his J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University in
"Steve has valuable experience and expertise in the medical device
industry and a proven track record with Bard, which will ensure a
seamless transition," said Bard Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Timothy M. Ring. "We are looking forward to having him on our
corporate management team."
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
Vice President, Investor Relations
Holly P. Glass, 703-754-2848
Vice President, Government & Public Relations
SOURCE: C. R. Bard, Inc.