January 24, 2008 - ZOLL Appoints New Director


A. Ernest Whiton
Chief Financial Officer
ZOLL Medical Corporation
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Diane Egan
ZOLL Medical Corporation
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ZOLL Medical Corporation Appoints New Director


January 24, 2008—CHELMSFORD, MASS

ZOLL Medical Corporation (NASDAQGS: ZOLL), a manufacturer of resuscitation devices and related software solutions, today announced that Lewis H. Rosenblum has been appointed to its Board of Directors. With this appointment, ZOLL expands its Board from seven members to eight. Mr. Rosenblum is President of China Operations at Thermo Electron Corporation/Thermo Fisher Scientific, a $9.5 billion leading manufacturer of analytical instruments, scientific equipment and consumables for life sciences and industrial applications headquartered in Waltham, Mass.


Prior to his current role at Thermo, which he has occupied since 2006, Mr. Rosenblum was President of the company’s Clinical Diagnostics Division between 2003 and 2005, and President of the Bioscience Technologies Division from 1997 until 2002. Before Thermo, he was President and Chief Executive Officer for the Laboratory Products Group, and prior to that held the same position with Forma Scientific, at Life Sciences International, a U.K.-based global manufacturer and supplier of laboratory equipment. He has also held senior executive positions at TECA Corporation, Picker International, and Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Rosenblum received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from Drexel University and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Hartford.

Richard A. Packer, President and Chief Executive Officer of ZOLL commented, “We are pleased to welcome Lew to our Board of Directors. His executive experience at top life science companies will make him a valuable participant on ZOLL’s Board. His international experience, in particular his insight into China, will enhance the way we evaluate business opportunities. I look forward to his contributions to ZOLL as we continue to expand our position in the global resuscitation market.”

About ZOLL Medical Corporation

ZOLL Medical Corporation is committed to developing technologies that help advance the practice of resuscitation. With products for pacing, defibrillation, circulation, ventilation, and fluid resuscitation, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies, including Real CPR Help® and See-Thru CPR, that help clinicians, EMS professionals, and lay rescuers resuscitate sudden cardiac arrest or trauma victims. ZOLL also designs and markets software that automates the documentation and management of both clinical and non-clinical information.

ZOLL markets and sells its products in more than 140 countries. The Company has direct operations, distributor networks, and business partners throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia, and Australia. 2008 marks the 25th anniversary of ZOLL’s resuscitation product development. For more information, visitwww.zoll.com.

Certain statements contained in this press release, including statements regarding the future business of the Company, and other statements contained herein regarding matters that are not historical facts, are “forward-looking” statements (as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those factors discussed in the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on December 13, 2007. You should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements in this press release, and the Company disavows any obligation to update or supplement those statements in the event of any changes in the facts, circumstances, or expectations that underlie those statements.

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