Owens & Minor Announces 9% Increase in the Dividend for First Quarter 2013

  Owens & Minor Announces 9% Increase in the Dividend for First Quarter 2013

Business Wire

RICHMOND, Va. -- February 11, 2013

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) announced that its board of directors has
approved the payment of the first quarter 2013 cash dividend in the amount of
$0.24 per share, a 9% increase over the prior quarter’s dividend. The cash
dividend is payable on March 29, 2013, to shareholders of record as of March
15, 2013.

Owens & Minor, Inc., (NYSE: OMI) a FORTUNE 500 company headquartered in
Richmond, Virginia, is a leading national distributor of name-brand medical
and surgical supplies. Owens & Minor also offers global third-party logistics
services to pharmaceutical, life-science, and medical-device manufacturers
through its European business unit, Movianto, and through its U.S.-based
service, OM HealthCare Logistics. With a diverse product and service offering
and distribution centers throughout the United States, the company serves
hospitals, integrated healthcare systems, alternate site locations, group
purchasing organizations, healthcare manufacturers, and the federal
government. Owens & Minor also provides technology and consulting programs
that improve inventory management and streamline logistics across the entire
medical supply chain. For news releases, or for more information about Owens &
Minor, visit the company website at www.owens-minor.com.

Contact:

Owens & Minor, Inc.
Truitt Allcott, 804-723-7555
Director, Investor & Media Relations
truitt.allcott@owens-minor.com