Ansell Limited and Ramsay Health Care Enter Global Multi-Year Purchasing Agreement

   Ansell Limited and Ramsay Health Care Enter Global Multi-Year Purchasing

PR Newswire

MELBOURNE, Australia, September 3, 2012

MELBOURNE, Australia, September 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Ansell Limited (ASX: ANN), a global leader in medical gloves and healthcare
safety solutions, today announced it has entered into a multi-year purchasing
agreement with Ramsay Health Care (ASX: RHC), one of the largest private
hospital groups in Australia and abroad.

The three (3) year agreement appoints Ansell as the preferred supplier for
surgical gloves and healthcare safety solutions (Ansell Sandel Medical
Solutions). Ansell will supply all hospitals and day surgery facilities Ramsay
operates across Australia, and possibly Ramsay's facilities in the United
Kingdom, France and Indonesia. 

Bill Porter, Group Procurement Manager of Ramsay Health Care, said:

"This new agreement initially provides best in market pricing in any country
Ramsay operates in, and will ultimately lead to a Global parity pricing
structure across the Group where all Ramsay hospitals will pay a regionally
competitive price no matter what country they are in.Ansell is one of the
first companies to recognise Ramsay's Global footprint and the potential to
grow their business as Ramsay expands into other markets."

"We are very excited about this agreement with Ramsay Health Care group,"said
Anthony Lopez, President and General Manager of Ansell's Medical Solutions
Global Business. "We are pleased to continue our long standing partnership
with Ramsay, and consider the agreement a terrific opportunity to showcase
Ansell's ability to leverage its product leadership and global operational
capacity to serve the needs of global customers in multiple healthcare

About Ansell

Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection
solutions that enhance human wellbeing.

With operations in North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs
more than 10,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the
industrial and medical gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and
wellbeing category worldwide.

Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical Solutions, Industrial
Solutions, Specialty Markets and Sexual Wellness.

Information on Ansell and its products can be found at

About Ramsay Health Care

Information on Ramsay Health Care can be found at

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SOURCE Ansell Limited

Contact: For more information: Ansell: Peter McCann, VP - Sales ANZ, Tel:
+61-3-9270-7200,; EU Claire Keane, Edelman,
Tel:+(353)16789333,; Ramsay Health Care: Bill Porter,
Group Procurement Manager, Tel: +61-2-9433-3481,
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