Hill-Rom Elects William H. Kucheman to its Board of Directors

        Hill-Rom Elects William H. Kucheman to its Board of Directors

PR Newswire

BATESVILLE, Ind., March 11, 2013

BATESVILLE, Ind., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
(NYSE: HRC) announced today that it has elected William H. (Hank) Kucheman to
its Board of Directors. Kucheman recently served as interim Chief Executive
Officer for Boston Scientific Corporation. During his tenure with Boston
Scientific, he held senior business leadership roles, including Executive Vice
President and Group President of the Cardiology, Rhythm and Vascular Group and
global marketing roles, such as Senior Vice President of Marketing for
Cardiovascular. Kucheman has also served on the board of directors of the
Global Health Exchange. 

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"Hank brings a wealth of experience in the medical device industry that will
deepen the strength of our Board at Hill-Rom," says Rolf A. Classon, Chairman
of the Hill-Rom Board of Directors. "The combination of his strategic
knowledge, operational experience and his background in sales and marketing
adds valuable and complementary skills."

Kucheman began his career at the United States Air Force Academy Hospital and
later was Healthcare Planner, Office of the Surgeon General, for the United
States Air Force Medical Service. He earned Bachelor of Science and Master of
Business Administration degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State

Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical
technologies and related services for the health care industry, including
patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive
therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions,
medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology
solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by
health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in
hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the
safety and quality of patient care.

Hill-Rom…enhancing outcomes for patients and their caregivers.


SOURCE Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.

Website: http://www.hill-rom.com
Contact: Investor Relations: Blair A. (Andy) Rieth, Jr., Vice President,
Investor Relations, +1-812-931-2199, andy.rieth@hill-rom.com; Media: Marylou
McNally, Vice President, Global Corporate Communications, +1-312-819-7233,
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