BD Announces Webcast of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

            BD Announces Webcast of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

PR Newswire

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 23, 2013

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --BD (Becton, Dickinson and
Company) (NYSE: BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today
that it will host a live webcast of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on
Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 1 p.m. (ET).

The webcast can be accessed from the BD corporate website at
http://www.bd.com/investors and will be available for replay through Tuesday,
February 5, 2013.

About BD
BD is a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures
and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. The Company is
dedicated to improving people's health throughout the world. BD is focused on
improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing
infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and
production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in
combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and
headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs nearly 30,000
associates in more than 50 countries throughout the world. The Company serves
healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the
pharmaceutical industry and the general public. For more information, please
visit www.bd.com.

Contact:
Monique N. Dolecki, Investor Relations – 201-847-5378
Colleen T. White, Corporate Communications – 201-847-5369







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