William G. Dempsey, Chair of the Board, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.

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Mr. Dempsey has served as a director of Hill-Rom since 2014. Mr. Dempsey previously held various executive positions with Abbott Laboratories from 1982 until 2007, including Executive Vice President of Global Pharmaceuticals from 2006, Senior Vice President of Pharmaceutical Operations from 2003 and Senior Vice President of International Operations from 1999. He currently serves as a director of Ashland, Inc. (where he serves on the audit, governance and nominating, environmental, health and safety, and quality committees), and was previously on the boards of MDS, Inc. through 2011, Nordion, Inc. through 2014, Hospira, Inc., through 2015 and Landauer Inc., through 2017. He has previously served as a member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board in Chicago, as Chairman of the International Section of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and as Chairman of the Accelerating Access Initiative (a cooperative public-private partnership of UNAIDS, the World Bank, and six research-based pharmaceutical companies). He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee, Florida.

Mr. Dempsey has extensive experience in the health care industry, including positions in management and on the boards of several companies. In addition, his international operations experience and his service as a senior officer at a large company makes him highly qualified to serve on the Board.

John P. Groetelaars, President and Chief Executive Officer

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John P. Groetelaars joined Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., as president and chief executive officer in May 2018. Previously, Mr. Groetelaars was executive vice president and president of Becton, Dickinson and Company’s (BD) Interventional Segment, where his responsibilities included global strategic, operational and commercial performance, and delivering the segment’s financial performance and innovation platform. Prior to the BD acquisition of C.R. Bard, Mr. Groetelaars was group president at Bard, which he had joined in 2008. He previously held positions of increasing responsibility with Boston Scientific Corporation, Guidant Corporation and Eli Lilly. Mr. Groetelaars earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University in Michigan, and an MBA from Columbia University in New York.

Gary L. Ellis, Retired Chief Financial Officer of Medtronic plc

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Mr. Ellis has served as director of Hill-Rom since 2017. He was previously Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Medtronic plc. Mr. Ellis also serves as an independent director of The Toro Company. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Ellis brings significant financial leadership experience and expertise to the Board and provides oversight regarding capital structure, financial condition and policies, long-range financial objectives, financing requirements and arrangements, capital budgets and expenditures, risk-management, and strategic planning matters. Additionally, Mr. Ellis contributes his international experience managing worldwide financial operations and analyzing financial implications of merger and acquisition transactions, as well as aligning business strategies and financial decisions.

Member of the Audit Committee

Stacy Enxing Seng, Former President, Vascular Therapies, Covidien

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Ms. Enxing Seng has served as director of Hill-Rom since 2015. She is the former President, Vascular Therapies of Covidien from 2011 to 2014 and prior to that was President of Peripheral Vascular of Covidien from 2010 to 2011. Ms. Enxing Seng joined Covidien in 2010 through the $2.6B acquisition of ev3 Incorporated, where she was a founding member and executive officer responsible for leading their Peripheral Vascular division from 2001 to 2010. Prior to that, she held positions of increasing responsibility with SCIMED, Boston Scientific, American Hospital Supply and Baxter. Ms. Enxing Seng currently is a Venture Partner with Lightstone Venture Capital and serves on the boards of Sonova Holding AG and Solace Therapeutics, and was formerly on the boards of Spirox, Inc., FIRE 1 Medical Incubator and CV Ingenuity.

Ms. Enxing Seng has broad experience as a former senior executive responsible for a world-wide business unit of a major medical device company. In addition, she has significant experience as a co-founder of a successful medical device start-up. Her operational experience at a large medical device company, combined with her broad scope experience gained from her role as a co-founder of a medical device company, provide the Board with valuable insights across marketing, sales, innovation and a variety of other medical device related areas.

Member of the Compensation & Mgmt Development Committee

Mary Garrett, Retired Leader of Global Marketing for IBM Corporation

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Ms. Garrett has served as director of Hill-Rom since 2017. Ms. Garrett most recently led Global Marketing for IBM Corporation, a leading global provider of technology products and services, from 2008 until her retirement in December 2015. She joined IBM in 1981 as an electrical engineer and went on to serve in a number of senior roles including: Partnership Executive for Memorial Sloan Kettering, Vice President, Small and Medium Business for Global Technology Services, Vice President of Marketing for Global Technology Services, and Vice President of Marketing for eBusiness Hosting. Ms. Garrett currently serves as a board member and on the audit committee for Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc. She is an active mentor in W.O.M.E.N. in America, a professional development group aimed at advancing promising professional women, and is also on the board of the American Marketing Association, serving as Chair. Ms. Garrett serves on the technology and strategy committees of the Western Connecticut Health Network.

Ms. Garrett has extensive experience in the technology industry, including digital transformation, big data and cognitive analytics, cybersecurity, and cloud computing. In addition, her broad international background, marketing expertise, and business leadership experience, as well as experience as a public company director make her highly qualified to serve on the Board.

Member of the Audit Committee

James R. Giertz, Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of H.B. Fuller Company

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Mr. Giertz has served as a director of Hill-Rom since 2009. He served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of H.B. Fuller Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, until his retirement. Prior to joining H.B. Fuller, he served as Senior Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and, for several months in 2007 a director, of Residential Capital, LLC, one of the largest originators, servicers and securitizers of home loans in the United States. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of the Industrial Products division, and Chief Financial Officer of Donaldson Company, Inc., a worldwide provider of filtration systems and replacement parts. In addition, Mr. Giertz served as assistant treasurer of the parent company at General Motors, and also held several international treasury positions in Canada and Europe. Mr. Giertz currently serves as a director of Schneider National, Inc. and Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest and is also a member of the Board of Regents of Concordia University of St. Paul.

Mr. Giertz has extensive experience in financial statement preparation and accounting, and operations, and his service as a senior officer in large corporations brings knowledge and valuable insight to the Board. In addition, his international experience is a valuable asset to the Board.

Member of the Audit Committee

Charles E. Golden, Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Eli Lilly and Company

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Mr. Golden has served as director of Hill-Rom since 2002. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and a director of Eli Lilly and Company, an international developer, manufacturer and seller of pharmaceutical products, from 1996 until his retirement in 2006. Prior to joining Eli Lilly, he held a number of positions with General Motors Corporation since 1970, including Corporate Vice President, Chairman and Managing Director of the Vauxhall Motors subsidiary and Corporate Treasurer. He is currently on the board of Eaton Corporation PLC, and was formerly on the boards of Unilever NV/PLC through 2014. He also serves as a director of the Lilly Endowment.

Mr. Golden has a comprehensive knowledge of both U.S. GAAP and IFRS, has extensive experience in financial statement preparation, accounting, corporate finance, risk management and investor relations both in the U.S. and Europe. His significant financial healthcare experience brings valuable financial and operations rigor and insight to the Board.

Chair of the Audit Committee

Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee

Member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee

William H. (Hank) Kucheman, Retired CEO of Boston Scientific Corporation

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Mr. Kucheman has served as a director of Hill-Rom since 2013. He previously served as interim Chief Executive Officer for Boston Scientific Corp. Before being named interim CEO in October 2011, he was Executive Vice President and President of the Cardiology, Rhythm and Vascular (CRV) Group of Boston Scientific. He joined the company in 1995 as a result of Boston Scientific’s acquisition of SCIMED Life Systems, Inc., becoming Senior Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Mr. Kucheman was responsible for global marketing. He has served on several industry boards, including the board of directors of the Global Health Exchange and on the boards of several non-public companies.

Mr. Kucheman’s executive experience with invasive medical devices, including FDA regulation, commercialization process, government reimbursement, and clinical marketing, makes him highly qualified to serve on the Board.

Member of the Compensation & Mgmt Development Committee

Member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee

Ronald A. Malone, Retired CEO of Gentiva Health Services, Inc.

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Mr. Malone has served as a director of Hill-Rom since 2007. He served as Chairman of the Board of Gentiva Health Services from 2002 to 2011, as Chief Executive Officer from 2002 through 2008, and as a director through 2012. He joined Gentiva in 2000 as Executive Vice President and President of Gentiva’s Home Health Division. Prior to joining Gentiva, he served in various positions with Olsten Corporation including Executive Vice President of Olsten Corporation and President, Olsten Staffing Services, United States and Canada. He is a director of Capital Senior Living, Inc., a former director of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice and a former director and chairman of the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation.

Mr. Malone has an intimate knowledge of the home health industry and expertise in the legislative and regulatory landscape affecting healthcare companies. In addition, his experience as an officer of other health care companies provides the Board with valuable operational experience.

Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee

Member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee

Nancy M. Schlichting, Retired President and Chief Executive Officer for Henry Ford Health System

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Ms. Schlichting has served as director of Hill-Rom since 2017. Ms. Schlichting is the retired President and Chief Executive officer of Henry Ford Health System (“HFHS”) in Detroit, Michigan, serving in this role from June, 2003 to January, 2017. She joined HFHS in 1998 as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, and was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to 2003, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Ford Hospital from 2001 to 2003. She currently serves as a director of Walgreens Boots Alliance (12 years of Board service, chair of Compensation Committee and member of Audit Committee), a director on the board of directors of HealthSouth Corporation (member of Compliance and Quality of Care Committee), a member of the Board of Managers of Ardent Health Services, and a trustee of Kresge Foundation (chair of Compensation Committee and member of Audit Committee), Duke University Health System, and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Schlichting's career in healthcare administration spans more than 35 years in senior-level executive roles. She is credited with leading HFHS through a dramatic financial turnaround, and for award-winning customer service, quality and diversity initiatives, including HFHS being the recipient of the 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Her significant healthcare leadership background, and her comprehensive knowledge of finance and accounting gained by education, experience and service on audit committees for more than a decade provide the Board with additional depth and invaluable insights.

Chair of the Compensation & Mgmt Development Committee

Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee