Toshia America Medical Systems Appoints Mark G. Mindell as Vice President, Human Resources

TUSTIN, Calif.,
July 7, 2005

Further supporting the company’s continued growth, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the appointment of Mark G. Mindell as vice president, human resources and the newest member of the company’s senior management team.  In this role, Mindell will drive the development and implementation of human resources policy, processes, practices and key related initiatives.

According to Fredric J. Friedberg, senior vice president and general counsel, this new, senior-level position will better enable the human resources group to participate and partner with the executive team to continue driving the company’s expansion while balancing employee needs.

“Mindell’s experience is ideal for Toshiba.  With 25 years of human resource, organization development and change management experience, including executive management positions within the medical imaging industry, Mindell offers the expertise and academic breadth of knowledge to be a tremendous asset to the company at an important stage in our growth,” Friedberg said.

“I look forward to working with Toshiba and believe my background integrating companies and managing large-scale organizations provides me with the experience needed to fill this new role and meet the company’s human resources needs,” Mindell said.

Previously, Mindell served as vice president, human resources for Philips Medical Systems in Bothell, Wash.; senior vice president, human resources and chief information officer for Invensys; senior vice president, human resources for ENTEX/Siemens Business Systems.  In addition, Mark has also held human resources positions with another Siemens company, Herman Miller, Inc. and BFGoodrich.

Mark has also published numerous management, human resources, psychology and communications articles in professional journals, as well as his book entitled Employee Values in a Changing Society.  In addition, Mark holds a doctorate from Kent State University, a master’s degree from Central Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University, all in the fields of Organization Behavior and Organization Communications.

About Toshiba

With headquarters in Tustin, California, Toshiba America Medical Systems markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States.  Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, an independent group company of Toshiba Corporation, is a global leading provider of diagnostic medical imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions such as CT, X-ray, Ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MRI and information systems.  Toshiba Corporation is a leader in information and communications systems, electronic components, consumer products, and power systems.  Toshiba has approximately 162,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of $55 billion.