Fresenius Medical Care North America Receives CNA's National Safety Award for 14th Year

Fresenius Medical Care North America Receives CNA's National Safety Award for
                                  14th Year

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2013

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --For the 14^th year, Fresenius Medical
Care North America, the North American operations of Fresenius Medical Care AG
& Co. KGaA has been presented with the CNA Safety in Excellence Award.


CNA's award recognizes a company's national leadership and dedicated
commitment to employee health, safety, loss prevention and risk control.

Held at the global business insurer's home office in Chicago, the award
presentation was made by Tom Motamed, chairman and chief executive officer of
CNA, who congratulated Fresenius on its continued commitment to safety and
risk control.

"We are proud to recognize Fresenius for effectively reducing employee
injuries," said Tom Motamed, chairman and chief executive officer, CNA. "This
accomplishment required the dedicated efforts of all Fresenius employees at
every level of leadership, and speaks volumes about Fresenius' culture and
continued commitment to safety and risk control."

For more than a decade, Fresenius has demonstrated significant reductions in
employee lost time injury rates.

"This award is possible because of the dedicated efforts of all of our
employees," said Larry Park, vice president of Corporate Health, Safety,
Environmental Affairs, Engineering, Security and Risk Management, Fresenius.
"Through their contributions, the entire company has been honored by CNA for
14 years in the area of employee health and safety."

Fresenius Medical Care is the world's largest integrated provider of products
and services for individuals undergoing dialysis because of chronic kidney
failure, a condition that affects more than 2.3million individuals worldwide.
Through its network of 3,212dialysis clinics in North America, Europe, Latin
America, Asia-Pacific and Africa, Fresenius Medical Care provides dialysis
treatment to 264,290 patients around the globe. Fresenius Medical Care is also
the world's leading provider of dialysis products such as hemodialysis
machines, dialyzers and related disposable products. Fresenius Medical Care is
listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FME, FME3) and the New York Stock
Exchange (FMS, FMS/P).

Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country's seventh
largest commercial insurance writer and the 13^th largest property and
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specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty
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SOURCE CNA Financial Corporation

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