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January 19, 2012


TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) announced today that Nader Rad has been named vice president and general counsel of the company. In this role, Rad is responsible for TAMS’ legal and regulatory affairs, as well as the company’s interaction with the Food and Drug Administration and the medical industry’s primary trade associations for legal and regulatory issues.

“Nader’s extensive background in both the imaging industry and the legal field make him an ideal choice for this position,” said Don Fowler, president, Toshiba. “His business sense and understanding of customer concerns, interests and economic challenges afford a perspective that helps ensure we continue to deliver a level of customer satisfaction and support that differentiates Toshiba in the market.”

Rad joined Toshiba in 1990 as associate general counsel and since then has served as deputy general counsel and general counsel before this latest promotion. Rad has extensive experience in the legal field, with background in negotiating and drafting contracts and providing counsel on employment, antitrust and other regulation issues, as well as litigation management and legal training. Rad started his career working at publicly traded companies and law firms before joining Toshiba.

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning digital products, such as LCD TVs, notebook PCs and hard disc drives; electronic devices and components, such as semiconductors; social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion).