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July 29, 2006


Richards to Support Company’s Rapid Start in 2006

TUSTIN, Calif., July 25, 2006 – Further strengthening an already robust strategic and operational team, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that it has promoted industry veteran, Peter Richards, to vice president of business operations and member of the company’s executive team.

Prior to this appointment, Richards served as a zone sales manager in Toshiba’s Northwestern territory — a top-performing area for the company. In this role, Richards will manage Toshiba’s overall company operations, sales support and training, sales force automation, applications and logistical operations.

“In his new position, Peter Richards’ experience in the diagnostic imaging industry and in-depth clinical understanding will ensure Toshiba continues what already has been a strong start in 2006,” said Larry Dentice, general manager and senior vice president, Toshiba. “He maintains excellent relationships with Toshiba customers and provides great strategic insight.”

Before joining Toshiba in 2003, Richards held various sales management positions with Philips Medical Systems and Marconi Medical Systems.

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About Toshiba
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., 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 Corp., an independent group company of Toshiba Corp., is a global leading provider of diagnostic medical imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, Cath & EP Labs, X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, MRI and information systems. Toshiba Corp. is a leader in information and communications systems, electronic components, consumer products, and power systems. Toshiba has approximately 161,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of $54 billion.